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# ipcc - This year 2022

'We're at a crossroads': Major UN climate report charts pathways to save the planet
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

'We're at a crossroads': Major UN climate report charts pathways to save the planet

Apr 4th 2022, 4:02 PM 20,074 Views 63 Comments
  • The latest IPCC report says removing fossil fuel subsidies would reduce emissions and benefit the environment.
  • The important report outlines the measures still open to countries to stop the climate crisis from destroying our planet.
  • IPCC chair Dr Hoesung Lee said: “We have the tools and know-how required to limit warming."
UN report to lay out the last-ditch choices still open to the world to stop the climate crisis
# Not Too Late
# Not Too Late

UN report to lay out the last-ditch choices still open to the world to stop the climate crisis

Apr 4th 2022, 6:00 AM 10,360 Views 10 Comments

The latest IPCC report will likely emphasise the impetus on the world to cut greenhouse gas emissions to save the planet.

Climate change: What can Ireland learn from the most recent IPCC report?
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Climate change: What can Ireland learn from the most recent IPCC report?

Mar 7th 2022, 8:30 PM 7,908 Views 8 Comments

Europe, along with most of the rest of the world, will be impacted by temperature increases, water scarcity, sea level rise and more floods.

IPCC findings not 'doom and gloom' but a wake-up call to act on climate, report author says
# Climate Report
# Climate Report

IPCC findings not 'doom and gloom' but a wake-up call to act on climate, report author says

Feb 28th 2022, 7:00 PM 6,348 Views 6 Comments

Prof Richard Dawson contributed to the sections on cities and said coastal areas will be increasingly threatened in the years ahead.

New climate change report issues 'dire warning about the consequences of inaction'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

New climate change report issues 'dire warning about the consequences of inaction'

Feb 28th 2022, 11:00 AM 34,730 Views 37 Comments
  • Climate change is disrupting people's lives in multiple ways across different parts of the world.
  • The impacts of climate change will intensify in the coming decades.
  • But it is not too late to take drastic action and prevent the worst-case scenarios.
Why 'adaptation' is the climate buzzword you need to know this year
# Resilience
# Resilience

Why 'adaptation' is the climate buzzword you need to know this year

Jan 2nd 2022, 6:30 AM 12,109 Views 8 Comments

Ireland is due to update the National Adaptation Framework for the first time since 2018 and the IPCC will publish a major report on climate adaptation.

# ipcc - Last year 2021

Opinion: Feeling despair over climate change? Don't panic, you can make a difference
# Small Changes Big Difference
# Small Changes Big Difference

Opinion: Feeling despair over climate change? Don't panic, you can make a difference

Aug 15th 2021, 9:00 AM 19,679 Views 60 Comments

Jane Hackett says that small changes we make together can make a big difference.

Poll: Do you feel you can make a difference in the fight against climate change?
# IPCC Report
# IPCC Report

Poll: Do you feel you can make a difference in the fight against climate change?

Aug 14th 2021, 11:29 AM 24,797 Views 127 Comments

The world has been left reeling after yet another damning UN report on climate change this week.

Australia rejects climate targets despite UN report as China says it's set to lower emissions
# Net Zero
# Net Zero

Australia rejects climate targets despite UN report as China says it's set to lower emissions

Aug 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 24,312 Views 65 Comments

World leaders will meet in November to negotiate new climate commitments.

'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says

Aug 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 29,694 Views 60 Comments

A Maynooth professor and climate report author says any change in extreme weather would be difficult for Ireland.

'All countries must play their part': Minister says climate report is 'stark reminder' of crisis
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'All countries must play their part': Minister says climate report is 'stark reminder' of crisis

Aug 9th 2021, 10:37 AM 7,578 Views 35 Comments

The important UN report found that the scale of recent climate changes is unprecedented.

Climate report: Scale of changes ‘unprecedented’ - but not too late to slow warming
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Climate report: Scale of changes ‘unprecedented’ - but not too late to slow warming

Aug 9th 2021, 9:00 AM 21,920 Views 115 Comments

A UN report on climate change has found “deep reductions” in emissions are crucial to limit global warming.

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Many megacities to be hit annually by extreme weather in 2050, UN warns
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Many megacities to be hit annually by extreme weather in 2050, UN warns

Sep 25th 2019, 10:52 AM 11,122 Views 49 Comments

Tropical storms will continue to amplify their destructive potential even if global warming is capped at two degrees Celsius, the UN warned.

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'

Aug 9th 2019, 8:58 AM 29,783 Views 240 Comments

A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.

Police face misconduct action over handling of Ian Watkins child abuse case
# Lostprophets
# Lostprophets

Police face misconduct action over handling of Ian Watkins child abuse case

Jul 1st 2016, 3:36 PM 18,533 Views 9 Comments

The singer was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013 for a string of child sexual abuse offences.

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.

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.

"There is no plan B": EU targets major carbon emitters to reduce emissions
# IPCC
# IPCC

"There is no plan B": EU targets major carbon emitters to reduce emissions

Apr 13th 2014, 5:15 PM 5,814 Views 140 Comments

It comes as the IPCC publishes its latest report on climate change.

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?

‘Extremely likely’ humans caused over half of global warming in the last 60 years
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

‘Extremely likely’ humans caused over half of global warming in the last 60 years

Sep 27th 2013, 11:19 PM 9,725 Views 190 Comments

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has projected that sea levels will rise by between 26 and 82 centimetres by 2100,

Column: What does the climate change report mean for Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What does the climate change report mean for Ireland?

Sep 27th 2013, 7:45 PM 341 Views 89 Comments

The nation may face major economic and demographic upheaval unless steps are taken now on climate change, writes Professor John Sweeney.

One year on: Hillsborough families left 'dismayed' by lack of progress
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

One year on: Hillsborough families left 'dismayed' by lack of progress

Sep 12th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,917 Views 8 Comments

New inquests are set to take place next year but the progress of police investigations have disappointed victims’ families and survivors of the 1989 stadium disaster.

New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in 'early 2014'
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in 'early 2014'

Apr 25th 2013, 5:31 PM 3,309 Views 4 Comments

A location for the inquests is still to be determined with victims’ families divided on the matter.

2,400 police could be probed over Hillsborough disaster
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

2,400 police could be probed over Hillsborough disaster

Nov 13th 2012, 9:13 PM 4,203 Views 8 Comments

Britain’s police watchdog says more than 2,400 police officers could be investigated over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster, in which more than 90 football fans died.

Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison 'boasted of role in smearing fans' - MP
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison 'boasted of role in smearing fans' - MP

Oct 23rd 2012, 12:48 PM 5,333 Views 10 Comments

MPs heard that over 300 serving police officers are being investigated in relation to their role in the Hillsborough stadium disaster in 1989.

Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy

Oct 12th 2012, 2:14 PM 3,420 Views 9 Comments

The news comes as the Independent Police Complaints Commission is set to launch the “the largest independent inquiry that has been launched into the actions of the police in the United Kingdom.”

Hillsborough disaster: Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Hillsborough disaster: Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March

Oct 4th 2012, 8:32 PM 4,873 Views 9 Comments

The announcement comes in the wake of the damning report into the events of the Hillsborough disaster.

Investigation launched into police actions before Torquay road crash
# Road Crash
# Road Crash

Investigation launched into police actions before Torquay road crash

Jul 12th 2012, 10:29 AM 6,980 Views 6 Comments

The UK’s Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating whether police were in pursuit of the driver whose car went into the path of the Twomey family.

Police body drops investigation into Bolton man's death
# Police
# Police

Police body drops investigation into Bolton man's death

Aug 25th 2011, 7:02 PM 191 Views 2 Comments

A post-mortem has shown that the man who died after being Tasered by police in Bolton succumbed to self-inflicted wounds.

Man dies following police pepper spray use in England
# UK
# UK

Man dies following police pepper spray use in England

Aug 23rd 2011, 3:10 PM 717 Views 18 Comments

An investigation has been launched into the second death in police custody in England in the course of a week.

Man dies in England after being shot with a Taser by police
# Taser
# Taser

Man dies in England after being shot with a Taser by police

Aug 17th 2011, 9:09 PM 875 Views 34 Comments

An investigation has begun into the death of a 27-year-old bodybuilder in Cumbria after he was ‘Tasered’ by police.

Metropolitan policeman fired over Facebook and text abuse
# UK Met
# UK Met

Metropolitan policeman fired over Facebook and text abuse

Jun 23rd 2011, 2:58 PM 363 Views 1 Comment

The police officer was reprimanded for posting offensive messages about his colleagues on Facebook.