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This year
World’s climate plans won’t keep temperature rise below 1.5 degrees - major UN report
Humanity can still prevent the worst-case climate scenarios – but we need to act now, the IPCC has confirmed.
'Climate needs to be at the heart of all decision-making' - Irish expert
Debunked: Five common climate myths and why they're wrong
'Climate needs to be at the heart of all decision-making' - Irish expert
A new climate report has shown that countries’ current plans aren’t enough to reach international targets.
Diplomats and scientists meet to approve major report on state of the climate
The synthesis report will condense down nearly a decade of science.
Last year
'We're at a crossroads': Major UN climate report charts pathways to save the planet
The latest IPCC report says removing fossil fuel subsidies would reduce emissions and benefit the environment.
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."
Irish people 'overwhelmingly recognise' climate change threat as 90% say we must act on emissions
UN report to lay out the last-ditch choices still open to the world to stop the climate crisis
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?
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
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 is already disrupting people’s lives in multiple ways across different parts of the world.
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.
Wildfires getting worse worldwide and governments are unprepared – UN report
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Why 'adaptation' is the climate buzzword you need to know this year
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.
All time
Opinion: Feeling despair over climate change? Don't panic, you can make a difference
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?
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
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
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
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
A UN report on climate change has found “deep reductions” in emissions are crucial to limit global warming.
'All countries must play their part': Minister says climate report is 'stark reminder' of crisis
Many megacities to be hit annually by extreme weather in 2050, UN warns
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'
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
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
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
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
It comes as the IPCC publishes its latest report on climate change.
Meteorologist vows to never fly again after climate change report
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
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?
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
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'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The police officer was reprimanded for posting offensive messages about his colleagues on Facebook.