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# Global Warming

This month
June 2024
Ireland has hottest May on record as world sees 12th consecutive month with warmest average
In Ireland, Met Éireann recorded an average temperature of 13.08 degrees Celsius in May 2024.
Last month
May 2024
Last summer was the hottest in the northern hemisphere in 2,000 years - yes, 2,000 - study says
This year
2024
March broke temperature records for tenth month in a row as western Europe saw heavy rainfall
Last year
2023
Opinion: 'Leaders, stop wringing your hands over the state you're leaving the planet to young people'
Gillian Barnett
Opinion: The speeding climate train will have catastrophic implications for billions
Karol Balfe
COP28 turns attention to potent methane emissions, as UN warns about rising temperatures
Global warming limit of 1.5C still possible thanks to clean energy surge, but path 'has narrowed'
Antarctic sea ice hits new low setting an 'extreme' record
Opinion: The time of sitting tight on climate is over - we have to look up
Dr Emma Howard
Drought persists as Spain records hottest April on record
Climate change: The last eight years were the hottest in modern records
'High probability' of global warming reaching 2 degrees by mid-century, study suggests
All time
FactCheck: The recent cold spell is not evidence against climate change
John Gibbons: By the time Ireland takes the climate emergency seriously, it'll be far too late
John Gibbons
Wildfires getting worse worldwide and governments are unprepared – UN report
Even 1.5 degrees of global warming will be ‘catastrophic’ for coral reefs – study
Ireland felt above-average temperatures in 2021 for the 11th year in a row
World's widest glacier retreating rapidly and facing threat of collapse, research warns
New draft of COP26 deal weakens language on fossil fuel phaseout
Obama says world 'falling short' on climate change as Ryan says Ireland 'willing to step up'
The Good Information Project is turning its attention to the climate crisis
'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says
Climate report: Scale of changes ‘unprecedented’ - but not too late to slow warming
Heatwave hits Nordic countries, with 34C recorded in the Arctic
Opinion: One challenge for the DUP in power will be to finally accept a climate bill
Thomas Muinzer
Global warming responsible for one in three heat-related deaths, says study
Opinion: Ireland's green energy plans have a big tech data centre problem
Dr Patrick Bresnihan & Patrick Brodie
Opinion: We failed to prepare for pandemics, we cannot do the same with climate change
Laurie Laybourn-Langton
UN warns that the world is facing 'catastrophic' warming
The Arctic endured one of its hottest years in 2020, study finds
Last month was hottest September on record globally, EU says
Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'
The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record
Global warming could see most polar bears disappear from Arctic by 2100
'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store'
John Gibbons
Opinion: The climate 'canary in the coal mine' is gasping for breath. We've reached the Anthropocene
Mark Kernan
'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland
July confirmed as the hottest month on record
Donald Trump denounces Paris climate accord as 'ineffective' and 'expensive'
In just 3 years, Antarctic sea ice shrank by an area four times greater than France