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Dublin: 13°C Tuesday 9 August 2022

Tuesday 10 May, 2022

John Gibbons: By the time Ireland takes the climate emergency seriously, it'll be far too late
# Opinion
# Opinion

John Gibbons: By the time Ireland takes the climate emergency seriously, it'll be far too late

May 10th 2022, 10:30 PM 24,529 Views 104 Comments

The environmental campaigner says none of the main political parties have the slightest appetite to push through measures that are unpopular with the public or resisted by lobbyists.

Friday 2 July, 2021

John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever

Updated Jul 2nd 2021, 10:17 AM 29,256 Views 45 Comments

The environmentalist says we ignore the record-breaking temperatures this week at our peril.

Saturday 2 May, 2020

'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store'

May 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 83,837 Views 143 Comments

John Gibbons lays out the stark climate facts and urges us to take coronavirus as a warning that it’s now time to act, or perish.

Thursday 8 March, 2012

Column: The science is robust. Human-driven climate change exists.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The science is robust. Human-driven climate change exists.

Mar 8th 2012, 7:30 AM 85 Views 57 Comments

Scientific discoveries constantly make us revise what we know about the world – so why do some people still stick to dodgy dogma when climate change is a fact, asks John Gibbons.

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 108 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…