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World leaders cuddle koalas, try to solve global warming
# Save The World
# Save The World

World leaders cuddle koalas, try to solve global warming

Nov 16th 2014, 10:08 AM 7,274 Views 35 Comments

They pledged “strong and effective action” on climate change.

China and the US agreed a climate deal - here's why it matters
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

China and the US agreed a climate deal - here's why it matters

Nov 12th 2014, 9:35 AM 6,907 Views 75 Comments

It may signal a worldwide action on climate change.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 2nd 2014, 8:03 PM 15,538 Views 2 Comments

Sinn Féin the most popular party, Irish Water benchmarking, and murder in Hong Kong.

Not worried about global warming? Here's why you should be
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Not worried about global warming? Here's why you should be

Nov 2nd 2014, 6:17 PM 21,100 Views 111 Comments

These scientists say that time is running out in the battle against global warming.

New York police arrest protesting polar bear* ahead of UN climate talks
# That's Cold Guys
# That's Cold Guys

New York police arrest protesting polar bear* ahead of UN climate talks

Sep 23rd 2014, 10:25 AM 6,136 Views 26 Comments

*Well, sort of…

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

The 'pause' in global warming could last another 10 years

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:22 PM 16,978 Views 126 Comments

… however things will start heating up rapidly after that.

Gingers could go extinct due to warming temperatures
# Red Alert
From The Daily Edge
# Red Alert

Gingers could go extinct due to warming temperatures

Jul 8th 2014, 8:35 AM 8,983 Views 15 Comments

Who are the Viking tour going to shout at now?

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

Jul 1st 2014, 11:04 AM 9,060 Views 18 Comments

The spacecraft will orbit at 705 kilometres above Earth and will provide the first complete picture of the effects of climate change.

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion

May 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 148 Views 125 Comments

Is nuclear fusion the answer to the world energy crisis? It might be the only future hope to power our planet.

"Unstoppable" melting of Antarctic ice will have major impact on sea level, scientists warn
# NASA
# NASA

"Unstoppable" melting of Antarctic ice will have major impact on sea level, scientists warn

May 13th 2014, 8:47 AM 12,162 Views 112 Comments

Calculations on sea level rises will have to be revised upwards, it’s being warned.

"Little more than lipstick on a pig." Environment groups not happy with Ireland's climate change plan
# Looking To 2050
# Looking To 2050

"Little more than lipstick on a pig." Environment groups not happy with Ireland's climate change plan

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:40 PM 8,031 Views 56 Comments

The draft plans commit Ireland to a “low-carbon economy by 2050″ but Friends of the Earth say detailed targets are needed.

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Apr 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 186 Views 8 Comments

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

'Incensed' anti-pylon groups take their protest to Leinster House
# Wind Energy
# Wind Energy

'Incensed' anti-pylon groups take their protest to Leinster House

Apr 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,128 Views 164 Comments

Wind Aware Ireland said that the Government’s wind energy policy is a “completely ineffective way of reducing C02″.

Teenagers to tell politicians what they think about same-sex marriage… as Gaeilge
# Piece Of Mind
# Piece Of Mind

Teenagers to tell politicians what they think about same-sex marriage… as Gaeilge

Mar 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,223 Views 39 Comments

The second-level students will also discuss global and warming employment matters with the politicians.

Pacific islander loses bid to become world's first 'climate change refugee'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Pacific islander loses bid to become world's first 'climate change refugee'

Nov 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,915 Views 70 Comments

Ioane Teitiota had argued that he should be allowed stay in New Zealand, as his low-lying homeland in the South Pacific is at threat from rising seas.

An Taisce claim air-travel tax will be re-introduced to combat climate change
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

An Taisce claim air-travel tax will be re-introduced to combat climate change

Oct 28th 2013, 12:53 PM 9,627 Views 197 Comments

The environmental group says that scrapping the tax makes no “long-term sense” and wants Ireland to make increasing use of ferry crossings.

Top readers’ comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers’ comments of the week

Oct 5th 2013, 11:04 AM 7,455 Views 29 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

IKEA is selling solar panels, yay! But not in Ireland, boo!
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

IKEA is selling solar panels, yay! But not in Ireland, boo!

Oct 3rd 2013, 6:45 AM 8,408 Views 44 Comments

The company says that customers want to live more sustainably, but there is no word on when they will roll out the panels to Ireland.

Meteorologist vows to never fly again after climate change report
# IPCC
# IPCC

Meteorologist vows to never fly again after climate change report

Sep 30th 2013, 8:15 PM 20,076 Views 173 Comments

Would you think about reducing your carbon footprint after last Friday’s report on human impact on climate change?

Here’s what happened today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Friday

Sep 27th 2013, 11:27 PM 11,262 Views 6 Comments

Get up to speed on the scrums at Ireland’s tax offices today, the renewed strike threat by doctors and the landmark report on climate change…

Poll: Do you believe in global warming?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe in global warming?

Sep 27th 2013, 9:21 AM 13,460 Views 330 Comments

There are plenty of sceptics out there but scientists say they are 95 per cent sure that humans are to blame for rising temperatures.

Column: Climate change might not seem important – but it will have an impact on us all
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Climate change might not seem important – but it will have an impact on us all

Sep 26th 2013, 7:00 AM 78 Views 159 Comments

In a post-Celtic Tiger Ireland, people might be forgiven to think that these changes don’t appear so bad in the greater scheme of things. But they’d be wrong, writes Gavin Harte.

Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions
# ICEBRIDGE
# ICEBRIDGE

Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions

Aug 20th 2013, 4:24 PM 11,773 Views 15 Comments

NASA is in the fifth year of its mission to survey the Arctic and Antarctic. Its cockpit cameras have gathered some spectacular footage…

Watch the North Pole turn into a lake
# Great Lakes
# Great Lakes

Watch the North Pole turn into a lake

Aug 3rd 2013, 8:45 AM 14,045 Views 137 Comments

Warmer than usual sea temperatures have turned the North Pole into a shallow, very cold, lake.

Study: Global warming still happening, but maybe not as quickly as feared
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Study: Global warming still happening, but maybe not as quickly as feared

May 19th 2013, 8:06 PM 11,725 Views 108 Comments

A new report says the effects of climate change between 2000 and 2009 weren’t as pronounced as the worst-case scenario.

Carbon dioxide levels reach historic high - US monitors
# Greenhouse Gases
# Greenhouse Gases

Carbon dioxide levels reach historic high - US monitors

May 10th 2013, 7:26 PM 5,552 Views 41 Comments

The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has broken above 400 parts per million for the first time in human history.

Explainer: Is global warming causing harsher winters (and springs)?
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Explainer: Is global warming causing harsher winters (and springs)?

Apr 1st 2013, 5:00 PM 16,354 Views 117 Comments

Some scientists are beginning to put together data which shows climate change is causing icy polar air to be displaced towards Europe.

Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us

Jan 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 70 Views 106 Comments

The last 12 months have seen unprecedented climatic developments, writes Gavin Harte. Are we going to heed the warning?

Vagrant birds flocking to Ireland as temperatures rise
# Birdwatching
# Birdwatching

Vagrant birds flocking to Ireland as temperatures rise

Jan 9th 2013, 11:44 AM 8,328 Views 22 Comments

Birdwtch Ireland said the changes in the habits of bird populations is a good indication of serious changes in our own environment.

Column: Hurricane Isaac should make us think seriously about climate change
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Hurricane Isaac should make us think seriously about climate change

Aug 31st 2012, 7:30 PM 27 Views 109 Comments

Catastrophic events like Hurricane Isaac highlight the reality of climate change – those that believe it is fictional are in denial, writes Gavin Harte.

Climate change sceptic 'converted' by own research
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Climate change sceptic 'converted' by own research

Jul 30th 2012, 12:55 PM 5,038 Views 34 Comments

Richard A Muller founded a research project into the rise in earth surface temperature… and the findings surprised even him.

Column: We ignored signs of the bank crisis. What about the climate crisis?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We ignored signs of the bank crisis. What about the climate crisis?

Jun 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 53 Views 56 Comments

Ireland is headed in the wrong direction, writes Molly Walsh – and the Government is blindly ploughing ahead.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 13th 2012, 11:00 AM 63 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Teenagers sue US government over global warming
# Young Activists
# Young Activists

Teenagers sue US government over global warming

May 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 2,477 Views 20 Comments

Young plaintiffs argue that climate change decisions will affect their generation.

Ireland to breach EU targets for CO2 emissions
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Ireland to breach EU targets for CO2 emissions

Apr 17th 2012, 9:48 AM 3,456 Views 21 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest projections show that while Ireland will comply with its Kyoto obligations, it is expected to breach its annual obligations under the EU 2020 target.

Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?

Jan 13th 2012, 7:30 AM 120 Views 97 Comments

Flash flooding in Dublin, gales around the country – it’s happening more often. So what’s going on? John Gibbons has some answers…

Doomsday Clock moved a minute closer to midnight...
# Doomsday
# Doomsday

Doomsday Clock moved a minute closer to midnight...

Jan 11th 2012, 9:17 AM 3,736 Views 22 Comments

Scientists warn that world leaders are failing to make progress over global warming and nuclear weapons.

Canada pulls out of Kyoto protocol
# Kyoto Protocol
# Kyoto Protocol

Canada pulls out of Kyoto protocol

Dec 13th 2011, 2:04 PM 1,841 Views 24 Comments

Canada says the Kyoto agreement doesn’t represent the way forward for Canada – or the world – on the matter of climate change.

Al Gore to launch 24-hour 'reality campaign' to convert climate skeptics
# Al Gore-athon
# Al Gore-athon

Al Gore to launch 24-hour 'reality campaign' to convert climate skeptics

Sep 13th 2011, 5:10 PM 971 Views 20 Comments

A “full-on assault on climate skeptics” will be taking place on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.