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# Global Warming

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# Global Warming
A climate change sceptic proposed as Trump's top environmental adviser has been dropped
The White House has confirmed that Kathleen Hartnett White will not be taking on the role.
# feeling hot hot hot
Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter
2017 was either the second or third hottest year ever.
# Frosty reception
Trump says US east coast could use some 'global warming' this weekend as temperatures plunge
Trump has repeatedly expressed scepticism about climate change science.
# Climate Change
Ireland ranks worst in Europe for taking action against climate change
Ireland ranked 49 out of 59 countries in the 2018 Climate Change Performance Index
# Going Green
Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change
The voting took place after two weekends of deliberation that focused on the energy, transport and agriculture sectors.
# new research
Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event
The event that took place 56 million years ago has been investigated by researchers at the University of California.
# dramatic impact
Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds
Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.
# Global Warming
Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century
Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you worried about climate change?
New research predicts a dramatic rise in the death toll from weather-related disasters in Europe in the coming decades.
# Let's talk
US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement
The country can’t formally pull out of the Paris accord until 2020 at the earliest.
# electric avenue
Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?
Britain has vowed to “end the sale of all conventional petrol and diesel cars” by 2040.
# grapes of wrath
The wine industry in Europe could be in trouble due to global warming, researchers warn
Work made impossible by the heat, and losses in productivity could see the wine industry facing challenging times, they said.
# Global Warming
Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades
Some fully loaded planes may have to remove fuel, cargo or passengers, a study has warned.
# just too hot
Trend towards 'killer heatwaves seems unavoidable', scientists warn
Even under the Paris Climate deal, half of the world’s population would be exposed to killer heatwaves every year.
# Antarctica
Iceberg as big as Galway on the brink of breaking away into ocean
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'
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.
# coral
'Zero prospect' of recovery after Great Barrier Reef decimated by the heat and Cyclone Debbie
The damage caused by Cyclone Debbie could be severe, say scientists.
# not on the same page
Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China
Trump and his Chinese counterpart will have a lot to talk about.
# Denial
Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change
He says it has been around since the 1930s and is potentially a good thing.
# Global Warming
Climate change could be a lot worse than we first thought...
New research from scientists, including some from Maynooth University, suggests temperatures may have risen higher than was previously feared.
# cold bias
It's official: The so-called hiatus in global warming is a myth
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
Christine Todd Whitman, former head of the EPA, accused Donald Trump of ignoring science when it comes to climate change.
# Global Warming
Record temperatures as the North Pole gets a heatwave for Christmas
As the North Pole is made up completely of sea ice, it may mean that Santa Claus will have to transfer his operations elsewhere.
# An Inconvenient Truth
Donald Trump and Al Gore have "extremely interesting conversation" about climate change
The US president-elect may be softening his stance on the issue.
# scorched earth
Heating up: 2016 "very likely" to be hottest year on record, says UN
“The election of Donald Trump is only going to make matters worse,” said Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland ban plastic cups and plates?
France recently passed a similar law.
# it happened in paris
The world's two biggest polluters have made a historic commitment to fight global warming
The US and China have signed up to the Paris accord.
# to boldly go
This cruise ship is taking 1,000 super rich passengers on a controversial journey
Global warming means that cruising the Northwest Passage is now a reality.
# Climate Change
Donald Trump cites global warming as reason to build his Atlantic wall in Co Clare
He has called global warming a “hoax” and a “con job” in the past.
# temperatures rising
February hottest on record as UN warns of 'unprecedented' rate of climate change
The high temperatures come after a record-breaking 2015.
# sweltering
2015 was the hottest year EVER on record
Experts have warned that climate change is to blame for the worldwide rise in temperature.
# hurricane alex
The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season
Hurricane Alex is the first Atlantic hurricane to form in January in 78 years.
# Eco living
What would Ireland need to do to become fossil fuel free?
From passive houses to ‘poo buses’…
# Svalbard
Shocking photo of emaciated polar bear goes viral
But is it the result of climate change or old age?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you care about climate change?
Obama certainly does…
We’re playing God with the lives of the poorest people on Earth
When it comes to climate change, we can’t blame ‘Acts of God’ for destroying our planet. We can only blame ourselves.
# self destruction
Shocking photos show the many ways humans are destroying the Earth
The images might make you see the world in a new way, and that’s the point.
# so it's come to this
Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever
Desperate measures.
# Climate
2014 was the hottest year in modern history
Record cold for the year was apparent only in some parts of the eastern and central United States.
# Global Warning
Alan Kelly thinks a new UN climate deal is a good one, but Mary Robinson doesn't agree
Critics say the deal doesn’t go far enough for poor countries.