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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 16,840 Views 138 Comments

Trump has repeatedly expressed scepticism about climate change science.

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 14,304 Views 79 Comments

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

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 16,837 Views 119 Comments

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

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 14,604 Views 32 Comments

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

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 11,777 Views 75 Comments

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

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 16,014 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?

Aug 5th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,464 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 7,609 Views 32 Comments

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

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 20,707 Views 113 Comments

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

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 9,249 Views 41 Comments

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

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 18,426 Views 48 Comments

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

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 31,901 Views 50 Comments

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

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 20,395 Views 51 Comments

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

Luke Ming Flanagan: 'Regulation, like taxes, is only for the little people'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Luke Ming Flanagan: 'Regulation, like taxes, is only for the little people'

Apr 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 408 Views 53 Comments

Corporate Ireland doesn’t need to live up to the laws that are put in place for our health and our environment, writes Luke Ming Flanagan.

'Zero prospect' of recovery after Great Barrier Reef decimated by the heat and Cyclone Debbie
# Coral
# Coral

'Zero prospect' of recovery after Great Barrier Reef decimated by the heat and Cyclone Debbie

Apr 10th 2017, 7:05 AM 34,378 Views 16 Comments

The damage caused by Cyclone Debbie could be severe, say scientists.

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China
# Not On The Same Page
# Not On The Same Page

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China

Apr 6th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,807 Views 47 Comments

Trump and his Chinese counterpart will have a lot to talk about.

Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change
# Denial
# Denial

Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change

Mar 30th 2017, 5:50 PM 13,137 Views 56 Comments

He says it has been around since the 1930s and is potentially a good thing.

Climate change could be a lot worse than we first thought...
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Climate change could be a lot worse than we first thought...

Jan 25th 2017, 9:14 AM 19,155 Views 213 Comments

New research from scientists, including some from Maynooth University, suggests temperatures may have risen higher than was previously feared.

It's official: The so-called hiatus in global warming is a myth
# Cold Bias
# Cold Bias

It's official: The so-called hiatus in global warming is a myth

Jan 5th 2017, 12:55 PM 25,961 Views 189 Comments

New research confirms a criticised 2015 study which overturned results of a “pause” in oceanic warming.

Top Republican fears damage Trump could do to the environment
# IGNORING SCIENCE
# IGNORING SCIENCE

Top Republican fears damage Trump could do to the environment

Jan 2nd 2017, 2:59 PM 14,172 Views 55 Comments

Christine Todd Whitman, former head of the EPA, accused Donald Trump of ignoring science when it comes to climate change.

Record temperatures as the North Pole gets a heatwave for Christmas
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Record temperatures as the North Pole gets a heatwave for Christmas

Dec 24th 2016, 11:51 AM 16,006 Views 53 Comments

As the North Pole is made up completely of sea ice, it may mean that Santa Claus will have to transfer his operations elsewhere.

Donald Trump and Al Gore have "extremely interesting conversation" about climate change
# An Inconvenient Truth
# An Inconvenient Truth

Donald Trump and Al Gore have "extremely interesting conversation" about climate change

Dec 5th 2016, 9:51 PM 16,255 Views 94 Comments

The US president-elect may be softening his stance on the issue.

Heating up: 2016 "very likely" to be hottest year on record, says UN
# Scorched Earth
# Scorched Earth

Heating up: 2016 "very likely" to be hottest year on record, says UN

Nov 14th 2016, 3:49 PM 9,039 Views 48 Comments

“The election of Donald Trump is only going to make matters worse,” said Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.

Poll: Should Ireland ban plastic cups and plates?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland ban plastic cups and plates?

Sep 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 21,068 Views 24 Comments

France recently passed a similar law.

The world's two biggest polluters have made a historic commitment to fight global warming
# It Happened In Paris
# It Happened In Paris

The world's two biggest polluters have made a historic commitment to fight global warming

Sep 3rd 2016, 7:39 AM 9,807 Views 27 Comments

The US and China have signed up to the Paris accord.

This cruise ship is taking 1,000 super rich passengers on a controversial journey
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

This cruise ship is taking 1,000 super rich passengers on a controversial journey

Aug 28th 2016, 8:45 AM 53,707 Views 21 Comments

Global warming means that cruising the Northwest Passage is now a reality.

Donald Trump cites global warming as reason to build his Atlantic wall in Co Clare
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Donald Trump cites global warming as reason to build his Atlantic wall in Co Clare

May 23rd 2016, 9:06 PM 41,832 Views 77 Comments

He has called global warming a “hoax” and a “con job” in the past.

February hottest on record as UN warns of 'unprecedented' rate of climate change
# Temperatures Rising
# Temperatures Rising

February hottest on record as UN warns of 'unprecedented' rate of climate change

Mar 21st 2016, 3:26 PM 14,519 Views 75 Comments

The high temperatures come after a record-breaking 2015.

2015 was the hottest year EVER on record
# Sweltering
# Sweltering

2015 was the hottest year EVER on record

Jan 20th 2016, 5:15 PM 20,946 Views 142 Comments

Experts have warned that climate change is to blame for the worldwide rise in temperature.

The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season
# Hurricane Alex
# Hurricane Alex

The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season

Jan 15th 2016, 7:56 AM 33,127 Views 73 Comments

Hurricane Alex is the first Atlantic hurricane to form in January in 78 years.

What would Ireland need to do to become fossil fuel free?
# Eco Living
# Eco Living

What would Ireland need to do to become fossil fuel free?

Jan 2nd 2016, 6:30 PM 15,708 Views 76 Comments

From passive houses to ‘poo buses’…

Shocking photo of emaciated polar bear goes viral
# Svalbard
# Svalbard

Shocking photo of emaciated polar bear goes viral

Sep 15th 2015, 10:22 AM 40,528 Views 66 Comments

But is it the result of climate change or old age?

Poll: Do you care about climate change?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you care about climate change?

Aug 3rd 2015, 9:13 AM 16,230 Views 310 Comments

Obama certainly does…

We’re playing God with the lives of the poorest people on Earth
# Opinion
# Opinion

We’re playing God with the lives of the poorest people on Earth

Jul 21st 2015, 1:30 PM 93 Views 77 Comments

When it comes to climate change, we can’t blame ‘Acts of God’ for destroying our planet. We can only blame ourselves.

Shocking photos show the many ways humans are destroying the Earth
# Self Destruction
# Self Destruction

Shocking photos show the many ways humans are destroying the Earth

Jun 21st 2015, 7:30 PM 33,503 Views 34 Comments

The images might make you see the world in a new way, and that’s the point.

Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever
# So It's Come To This
# So It's Come To This

Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever

Jun 12th 2015, 9:52 PM 22,943 Views 78 Comments

Desperate measures.

2014 was the hottest year in modern history
# Climate
# Climate

2014 was the hottest year in modern history

Jan 16th 2015, 5:09 PM 9,900 Views 55 Comments

Record cold for the year was apparent only in some parts of the eastern and central United States.

Alan Kelly thinks a new UN climate deal is a good one, but Mary Robinson doesn't agree
# Global Warning
# Global Warning

Alan Kelly thinks a new UN climate deal is a good one, but Mary Robinson doesn't agree

Dec 14th 2014, 1:22 PM 6,568 Views 113 Comments

Critics say the deal doesn’t go far enough for poor countries.

Here's why cold weather doesn't mean global warming isn't real
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Here's why cold weather doesn't mean global warming isn't real

Nov 30th 2014, 4:00 PM 16,284 Views 128 Comments

If it’s so cold and there’s a dangerous amount of snow, then how could the Earth possibly be warming?