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#Global Warming

# global-warming - Monday 29 March, 2021

Opinion: Ireland's green energy plans have a big tech data centre problem
# Data Centres
# Data Centres

Opinion: Ireland's green energy plans have a big tech data centre problem

Mar 29th 2021, 6:30 PM 23,937 Views 33 Comments

Dr Patrick Bresnihan and Patrick Brodie question whether large tech companies should really be the priority in the government’s energy plans.

# global-warming - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Opinion: We failed to prepare for pandemics, we cannot do the same with climate change
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Opinion: We failed to prepare for pandemics, we cannot do the same with climate change

Mar 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 12,072 Views 82 Comments

Author Laurie Laybourn-Langton says global governments must learn the lessons Covid-19 and take immediate action to tackle climate change.

# global-warming - Thursday 14 January, 2021

UN warns that the world is facing 'catastrophic' warming
# Global Warning
# Global Warning

UN warns that the world is facing 'catastrophic' warming

Jan 14th 2021, 9:10 PM 24,696 Views 78 Comments

The UN weather agency said the warmest three years on record were 2016, 2019 and 2020.

# global-warming - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

The Arctic endured one of its hottest years in 2020, study finds
# Melting
# Melting

The Arctic endured one of its hottest years in 2020, study finds

Dec 8th 2020, 9:27 PM 10,003 Views 22 Comments

The year 2020 did not beat the record set in 2012, but came quite close.

# global-warming - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Last month was hottest September on record globally, EU says
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Last month was hottest September on record globally, EU says

Oct 7th 2020, 8:02 AM 13,204 Views 27 Comments

This year has now seen three months of record warmth – January, May and September.

# global-warming - Monday 21 September, 2020

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'

Sep 21st 2020, 8:03 AM 16,600 Views 26 Comments

In Ireland, the richest 10% of the population emits nearly the same emissions as the bottom 50%.

# global-warming - Thursday 13 August, 2020

The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record
# Hot Stuff
# Hot Stuff

The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record

Aug 13th 2020, 12:15 PM 18,076 Views 54 Comments

Ireland saw its warmest winter on record since 1900.

# global-warming - Monday 20 July, 2020

Global warming could see most polar bears disappear from Arctic by 2100
# Melting Ice
# Melting Ice

Global warming could see most polar bears disappear from Arctic by 2100

Jul 20th 2020, 5:59 PM 11,490 Views 51 Comments

Researchers said ‘aggressive’ cuts to greenhouse gas emissions are needed.

# global-warming - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store'

May 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 83,592 Views 142 Comments

John Gibbons lays out the stark climate facts and urges us to take coronavirus as a warning that it’s now time to act, or perish.

# global-warming - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Opinion: The climate 'canary in the coal mine' is gasping for breath. We've reached the Anthropocene
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: The climate 'canary in the coal mine' is gasping for breath. We've reached the Anthropocene

Feb 29th 2020, 2:00 PM 14,544 Views 46 Comments

Even the most entrenched climate denialists would find it hard to argue that things aren’t changing, writes Mark Kernan.

# global-warming - Monday 26 August, 2019

'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland
# Ireland's Climate Crisis
# Ireland's Climate Crisis

'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland

Aug 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 57,749 Views 190 Comments

Ireland – like every country – faces significant challenges to respond to climate change.

# global-warming - Thursday 15 August, 2019

July confirmed as the hottest month on record
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

July confirmed as the hottest month on record

Aug 15th 2019, 9:17 PM 18,333 Views 71 Comments

Nine of the 10 hottest July months have occurred since 2005 – with the last five years ranking as the five hottest, according to a US agency.

# global-warming - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Donald Trump denounces Paris climate accord as 'ineffective' and 'expensive'
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Donald Trump denounces Paris climate accord as 'ineffective' and 'expensive'

Jul 9th 2019, 8:03 AM 13,915 Views 55 Comments

Trump has gone as far as branding climate change a conspiracy in the past.

# global-warming - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

In just 3 years, Antarctic sea ice shrank by an area four times greater than France
# NASA Study
# NASA Study

In just 3 years, Antarctic sea ice shrank by an area four times greater than France

Jul 2nd 2019, 7:19 AM 12,192 Views 45 Comments

From 2014 to 2017, “the Antarctic lost almost as much as the Arctic” over almost 40 years, and now stands at a record low.

# global-warming - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Scientists have recorded the highest level of CO2 emissions on earth since records began
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Scientists have recorded the highest level of CO2 emissions on earth since records began

May 14th 2019, 7:34 AM 17,745 Views 77 Comments

The last time earth’s atmosphere contained this much CO2 was more than three million years ago

# global-warming - Monday 25 February, 2019

Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language
# New Guidance
# New Guidance

Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language

Feb 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 31,316 Views 61 Comments

An internal communique says using words like “inevitable” could create a feeling that nothing can be done.

# global-warming - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

The last four years were the hottest on record, UN confirms
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

The last four years were the hottest on record, UN confirms

Feb 6th 2019, 9:39 PM 7,897 Views 37 Comments

The 20 warmest years in history all occurred within the last 22 years.

# global-warming - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

'The Garden of Eden is no more': David Attenborough issues stark climate warning at Davos
# Global Leaders
# Global Leaders

'The Garden of Eden is no more': David Attenborough issues stark climate warning at Davos

Jan 22nd 2019, 9:59 AM 18,758 Views 80 Comments

“We need to move beyond guilt or blame, and get on with the practical tasks at hand,” Attenborough told his audience.

# global-warming - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'
# On The Up
# On The Up

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'

Nov 21st 2018, 3:53 PM 34,721 Views 176 Comments

Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.

# global-warming - Friday 19 October, 2018

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change

Oct 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 92,941 Views 70 Comments

The advice in a guidance document for staff says linking extreme weather to global warming was a problem.

# global-warming - Monday 15 October, 2018

Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made

Oct 15th 2018, 7:15 AM 13,907 Views 32 Comments

Trump said he doesn’t want to put the US at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.

# global-warming - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Aug 15th 2018, 2:32 PM 24,966 Views 36 Comments

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

# global-warming - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Climate change is speeding up a rise in sea levels
# Warmer Oceans
# Warmer Oceans

Climate change is speeding up a rise in sea levels

Jun 17th 2018, 9:45 AM 11,977 Views 58 Comments

Warmer ocean water is destabilising ice shelves.

# global-warming - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Great Barrier Reef corals experiencing 'catastrophic die-off' as result of global warming
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Great Barrier Reef corals experiencing 'catastrophic die-off' as result of global warming

Apr 19th 2018, 4:20 PM 7,553 Views 20 Comments

30% of the coral in the area were lost between March and November 2016 as a result of an extended marine heatwave.

# global-warming - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'

Apr 18th 2018, 1:23 PM 8,259 Views 99 Comments

The recommendations were reached by majority vote of the Assembly members following two weekends of deliberation.

# global-warming - Sunday 4 February, 2018

A climate change sceptic proposed as Trump's top environmental adviser has been dropped
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

A climate change sceptic proposed as Trump's top environmental adviser has been dropped

Feb 4th 2018, 2:16 PM 12,062 Views 64 Comments

The White House has confirmed that Kathleen Hartnett White will not be taking on the role.

# global-warming - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter

Jan 18th 2018, 8:02 PM 9,123 Views 65 Comments

2017 was either the second or third hottest year ever.

# global-warming - Friday 29 December, 2017

Trump says US east coast could use some 'global warming' this weekend as temperatures plunge
# Frosty Reception
# Frosty Reception

Trump says US east coast could use some 'global warming' this weekend as temperatures plunge

Dec 29th 2017, 11:10 AM 16,798 Views 138 Comments

Trump has repeatedly expressed scepticism about climate change science.

# global-warming - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Ireland ranks worst in Europe for taking action against climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ireland ranks worst in Europe for taking action against climate change

Nov 15th 2017, 9:51 AM 14,242 Views 79 Comments

Ireland ranked 49 out of 59 countries in the 2018 Climate Change Performance Index

# global-warming - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change
# Going Green
# Going Green

Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change

Nov 5th 2017, 4:36 PM 16,772 Views 119 Comments

The voting took place after two weekends of deliberation that focused on the energy, transport and agriculture sectors.

# global-warming - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event
# New Research
# New Research

Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 14,548 Views 32 Comments

The event that took place 56 million years ago has been investigated by researchers at the University of California.

# global-warming - Friday 11 August, 2017

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds
# Dramatic Impact
# Dramatic Impact

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds

Aug 11th 2017, 12:43 PM 11,735 Views 75 Comments

Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.

# global-warming - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Aug 6th 2017, 10:30 AM 15,985 Views 34 Comments

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

# global-warming - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?

Aug 5th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,436 Views 216 Comments

New research predicts a dramatic rise in the death toll from weather-related disasters in Europe in the coming decades.

US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement

Aug 5th 2017, 7:53 AM 7,535 Views 32 Comments

The country can’t formally pull out of the Paris accord until 2020 at the earliest.

# global-warming - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?
# Electric Avenue
# Electric Avenue

Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?

Jul 29th 2017, 9:45 AM 20,545 Views 113 Comments

Britain has vowed to “end the sale of all conventional petrol and diesel cars” by 2040.

# global-warming - Sunday 16 July, 2017

The wine industry in Europe could be in trouble due to global warming, researchers warn
# Grapes Of Wrath
# Grapes Of Wrath

The wine industry in Europe could be in trouble due to global warming, researchers warn

Jul 16th 2017, 9:30 AM 9,229 Views 41 Comments

Work made impossible by the heat, and losses in productivity could see the wine industry facing challenging times, they said.

# global-warming - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades

Jul 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 18,410 Views 48 Comments

Some fully loaded planes may have to remove fuel, cargo or passengers, a study has warned.

# global-warming - Monday 19 June, 2017

Trend towards 'killer heatwaves seems unavoidable', scientists warn
# Just Too Hot
# Just Too Hot

Trend towards 'killer heatwaves seems unavoidable', scientists warn

Jun 19th 2017, 9:59 PM 31,889 Views 50 Comments

Even under the Paris Climate deal, half of the world’s population would be exposed to killer heatwaves every year.

# global-warming - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Iceberg as big as Galway on the brink of breaking away into ocean
# Antarctica
# Antarctica

Iceberg as big as Galway on the brink of breaking away into ocean

Jun 1st 2017, 10:01 AM 20,347 Views 51 Comments

If the Larsen C Antarctic ice shelf splits, it will produce one of the biggest icebergs ever seen.

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