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# global-warming - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

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 6,191 Views 39 Comments

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

# global-warming - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

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 8,897 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.

# global-warming - Monday 28 October, 2013

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 9,596 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.

# global-warming - Saturday 5 October, 2013

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

Top readers’ comments of the week

Oct 5th 2013, 11:04 AM 7,439 Views 29 Comments

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

# global-warming - Thursday 3 October, 2013

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 8,346 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.

# global-warming - Monday 30 September, 2013

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 20,015 Views 173 Comments

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

# global-warming - Friday 27 September, 2013

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

Here’s what happened today: Friday

Sep 27th 2013, 11:27 PM 11,236 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 13,434 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.

# global-warming - Thursday 26 September, 2013

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 64 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.

# global-warming - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

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 11,751 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…

# global-warming - Saturday 3 August, 2013

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 14,021 Views 137 Comments

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

# global-warming - Sunday 19 May, 2013

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 11,710 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.

# global-warming - Friday 10 May, 2013

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 5,530 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.

# global-warming - Monday 1 April, 2013

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 16,306 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.

# global-warming - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

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 32 Views 106 Comments

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

# global-warming - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

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

Vagrant birds flocking to Ireland as temperatures rise

Jan 9th 2013, 11:44 AM 7,880 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.

# global-warming - Friday 31 August, 2012

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 20 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.

# global-warming - Monday 30 July, 2012

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

Climate change sceptic 'converted' by own research

Jul 30th 2012, 12:55 PM 5,026 Views 34 Comments

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

# global-warming - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

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 44 Views 56 Comments

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

# global-warming - Sunday 13 May, 2012

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 13th 2012, 11:00 AM 45 Views 1 Comment

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

# global-warming - Friday 11 May, 2012

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

Teenagers sue US government over global warming

May 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 2,461 Views 20 Comments

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

# global-warming - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

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 3,409 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.

# global-warming - Friday 13 January, 2012

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 83 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…

# global-warming - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

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

Doomsday Clock moved a minute closer to midnight...

Jan 11th 2012, 9:17 AM 3,714 Views 22 Comments

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

# global-warming - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

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

Canada pulls out of Kyoto protocol

Dec 13th 2011, 2:04 PM 1,829 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.

# global-warming - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

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 962 Views 20 Comments

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

# global-warming - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet
# Environment
# Environment

Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet

Mar 30th 2011, 3:36 PM 605 Views 0 Comments

Researchers believe that tweaks to the diet of livestock could significantly reduce the levels of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere.

# global-warming - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Satellite photos show damage to the earth caused by humans
# Environment
# Environment

Satellite photos show damage to the earth caused by humans

Mar 23rd 2011, 6:32 PM 3,523 Views 0 Comments

Some of the destruction caused by humans destroying rainforests, draining marshes and drilling for fossil fuels has been captured by Nasa satellite photographs.

# global-warming - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study
# Sea Levels
# Sea Levels

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study

Mar 9th 2011, 3:49 PM 851 Views 0 Comments

The UN climate change panel’s projections for the rising of sea levels no longer appears realistic, as the global ice loss rate continues to accelerate, say researchers.

# global-warming - Thursday 16 September, 2010

2010 likely to be the warmest year on record
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

2010 likely to be the warmest year on record

Sep 16th 2010, 3:30 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

Arctic ice sheet recedes to third lowest level.