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#Climate Change

# climate-change - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Grace O'Sullivan: More deadly pandemics are coming unless urgent climate action is taken
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Grace O'Sullivan: More deadly pandemics are coming unless urgent climate action is taken

Sat 8:30 AM 40,015 Views 84 Comments

The Green MEP says animal-to-human disease transmission, such as the one we’re dealing with now, is linked to wildlife stresses and habitat destruction.

# climate-change - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Opinion: The true test of Biden will be his handling of climate change
# US Election
# US Election

Opinion: The true test of Biden will be his handling of climate change

Jan 3rd 2021, 7:30 AM 10,690 Views 42 Comments

Rory McNab says President-elect Joe Biden’s climate policies are ambitious, but if Georgia doesn’t go in the Democrats’ favour, he could be up against it.

# climate-change - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever
# The Greens
# The Greens

Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever

Dec 26th 2020, 10:30 AM 63,332 Views 58 Comments

“When you look at what the government is coming out with in terms of climate, they may as well be climate change deniers.”

# climate-change - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:30 AM 38,101 Views 8 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the outspoken TD says she is staying in the party – for now at least.

# climate-change - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Opinion: Why the planet needs us to cut our consumption this Christmas
# Festive Waste
# Festive Waste

Opinion: Why the planet needs us to cut our consumption this Christmas

Dec 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 14,433 Views 23 Comments

Environmental campaigner Lyndsey O’Connell explains how our online festive shopping habits are leading to an excess of cardboard and plastic waste.

# climate-change - Friday 11 December, 2020

EU leaders agree to cut emissions by 55% over the next decade after all-night summit
# Grumbles In Brussels
# Grumbles In Brussels

EU leaders agree to cut emissions by 55% over the next decade after all-night summit

Dec 11th 2020, 8:09 AM 9,280 Views 41 Comments

Leaders also came to a compromise yesterday to clear the way for a €1.8 trillion Covid-19 recovery package.

# climate-change - Monday 7 December, 2020

EU climate service records hottest November on record in Europe
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

EU climate service records hottest November on record in Europe

Dec 7th 2020, 7:59 AM 7,054 Views 22 Comments

November 2020 was 0.1 degrees Celsius hotter than the previous record.

# climate-change - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:49 AM 16,547 Views 32 Comments

A deadly mix of extreme heat, air pollution and intense farming are combining to produce the “worst outlook for public health our generation has seen”, according to a new study.

# climate-change - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

2020 among the world’s hottest years as climate crisis continues
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

2020 among the world’s hottest years as climate crisis continues

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:21 PM 9,804 Views 32 Comments

Met Éireann says Ireland’s weather so far this year indicates “further evidence of climate change”.

# climate-change - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high after area larger than Jamaica removed in last year
# Brazil
# Brazil

Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high after area larger than Jamaica removed in last year

Dec 1st 2020, 9:10 AM 13,817 Views 49 Comments

11,088 square kilometres of forest was destroyed in Brazil last year.

# climate-change - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Brexit, Covid-19 and Pat Finucane inquiry raised in call between Taoiseach and Boris Johnson last night
# Hanging On The Telephone
# Hanging On The Telephone

Brexit, Covid-19 and Pat Finucane inquiry raised in call between Taoiseach and Boris Johnson last night

Nov 28th 2020, 2:48 PM 10,107 Views 10 Comments

The two leaders reaffirmed the need to prioritise the Good Friday Agreement.

# climate-change - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Irish performance on climate change 'very poor', says major EPA report
# 2020 Environment
# 2020 Environment

Irish performance on climate change 'very poor', says major EPA report

Nov 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 18,582 Views 53 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency today launched its State of the Environment report.

# climate-change - Friday 20 November, 2020

Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 4.5% in 2019 - the largest reduction since 2011
# EPA
# EPA

Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 4.5% in 2019 - the largest reduction since 2011

Nov 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,362 Views 6 Comments

But the figures also indicate that Ireland is highly unlikely to meet its overall EU targets by the end of this year.

# climate-change - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects

Oct 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,950 Views 22 Comments

Luke O Callaghan White says China’s leader was being strategic when he stunned the international community recently by declaring ambitious climate action plans.

# climate-change - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

President says we can't 'continue with the mere placing of a green lens on economic policies' to save the planet
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

President says we can't 'continue with the mere placing of a green lens on economic policies' to save the planet

Oct 21st 2020, 9:36 AM 40,455 Views 74 Comments

President Michael D Higgins gave a speech to the Engineers Ireland Conference this morning.

# climate-change - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Climate change means more weather disasters every year, UN report warns
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate change means more weather disasters every year, UN report warns

Oct 13th 2020, 3:28 PM 6,135 Views 7 Comments

The 2020 State of Climate Services report calls on governments to put more money into early warning systems.

# climate-change - Friday 9 October, 2020

Grace O'Sullivan: You wait for one Climate Action Bill, then two come along
# Opinion
# Opinion

Grace O'Sullivan: You wait for one Climate Action Bill, then two come along

Oct 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,471 Views 28 Comments

MEP Grace O’Sullivan gives a broad welcome to Ireland’s Climate Action Bill and the EU’s Climate Law, both on the table this week.

# climate-change - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'The impact of our actions on the planet is undeniable': Government launches Climate Action Bill
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

'The impact of our actions on the planet is undeniable': Government launches Climate Action Bill

Oct 7th 2020, 4:42 PM 13,382 Views 44 Comments

The 30-year programme commits to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

Last month was hottest September on record globally, EU says
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Last month was hottest September on record globally, EU says

Oct 7th 2020, 8:02 AM 13,186 Views 27 Comments

This year has now seen three months of record warmth – January, May and September.

# climate-change - Friday 25 September, 2020

Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests

Sep 25th 2020, 12:54 PM 20,414 Views 52 Comments

Thunberg started her solo protests outside Sweden’s parliament in Stockholm on 20 August 2018.

# climate-change - Monday 21 September, 2020

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'

Sep 21st 2020, 8:03 AM 16,511 Views 26 Comments

In Ireland, the richest 10% of the population emits nearly the same emissions as the bottom 50%.

# climate-change - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Opinion: The road ahead is a bleak one when it comes to climate change
# Climate
# Climate

Opinion: The road ahead is a bleak one when it comes to climate change

Sep 19th 2020, 9:00 PM 27,107 Views 47 Comments

Climate commentator John Gibbons outlines the critical state of the planet globally and urges us to embrace radical action to face down climate change.

# climate-change - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

'It will start getting cooler': Donald Trump dismisses climate change as cause of US wildfires
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'It will start getting cooler': Donald Trump dismisses climate change as cause of US wildfires

Sep 15th 2020, 7:29 AM 31,031 Views 71 Comments

At least 35 people have died as wildfires blaze in the western states of California, Oregon and Washington.

For just the second time ever, there are currently five active cyclones in the Atlantic
# Sally
# Sally

For just the second time ever, there are currently five active cyclones in the Atlantic

Sep 15th 2020, 7:10 AM 33,619 Views 21 Comments

According to meteorologists, the only other time this happened was in September 1971.

# climate-change - Thursday 10 September, 2020

10 days of Extinction Rebellion demonstrations end with naked protesters and graffiti of Churchill statue
# London
# London

10 days of Extinction Rebellion demonstrations end with naked protesters and graffiti of Churchill statue

Sep 10th 2020, 10:37 PM 23,512 Views 23 Comments

At least 648 people have been arrested during the environmental action.

# climate-change - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers

Updated Sep 5th 2020, 3:28 PM 62,828 Views 25 Comments

The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

# climate-change - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Climate activists glue themselves to the ground in London and block road around Parliament
# Extinction Rebellion
# Extinction Rebellion

Climate activists glue themselves to the ground in London and block road around Parliament

Sep 3rd 2020, 12:24 PM 23,037 Views 42 Comments

Extinction Rebellion and Animal Rebellion marked the third of 10 days of disruption in the city.

# climate-change - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Several arrests at Extinction Rebellion protests in London
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Several arrests at Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Sep 1st 2020, 5:10 PM 17,916 Views 13 Comments

Thousands of campaigners descended on Parliament Square this afternoon.

# climate-change - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Antarctica ice platform nearly four times size of UK ‘at risk of collapse’
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Antarctica ice platform nearly four times size of UK ‘at risk of collapse’

Aug 26th 2020, 6:17 PM 33,804 Views 54 Comments

A new study suggests that more than 900,000 square kilometres of floating ice shelves could split if fractures on their surface are submerged.

# climate-change - Friday 31 July, 2020

Supreme Court finds government climate plan falls "well short"
# Climate Case Ireland
# Climate Case Ireland

Supreme Court finds government climate plan falls "well short"

Jul 31st 2020, 10:44 AM 23,850 Views 19 Comments

The case was brought to the Supreme Court by Friends of the Irish Environment after the High Court rejected its case in September.

# climate-change - Sunday 26 July, 2020

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas

Jul 26th 2020, 12:00 PM 12,038 Views 14 Comments

“This black mountain, in the past this was all ice but now it’s just rock.”

# climate-change - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames

Jul 16th 2020, 7:46 AM 21,033 Views 22 Comments

Some 1.15 million hectares of forest have been burnt.

# climate-change - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government

Jul 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 13,471 Views 30 Comments

There are big challenges ahead. Here’s what to look out for.

# climate-change - Friday 26 June, 2020

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?
# Changes
# Changes

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?

Jun 26th 2020, 8:56 PM 24,160 Views 129 Comments

The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.

# climate-change - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

United Nations working to verify reports of record hot temperature in the Arctic
# Hotting Up
# Hotting Up

United Nations working to verify reports of record hot temperature in the Arctic

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:03 PM 29,429 Views 52 Comments

The suspected record temperature was measured in the Russian town of Verkoyansk on Saturday during a prolonged heatwave

# climate-change - Monday 22 June, 2020

Maeve Higgins: This week's Supreme Court case could shape how Ireland deals with climate change for years to come
# Opinion
# Opinion

Maeve Higgins: This week's Supreme Court case could shape how Ireland deals with climate change for years to come

Jun 22nd 2020, 11:21 AM 29,060 Views 40 Comments

The Supreme Court is hearing an important appeal by Irish climate activists today and tomorrow.

# climate-change - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus

Jun 20th 2020, 12:14 PM 24,860 Views 174 Comments

The teenager hopes coronavirus will open up the discussion about deaths caused by climate change.

# climate-change - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it
# Neasa Hourigan
# Neasa Hourigan

Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it

Jun 17th 2020, 8:53 AM 38,389 Views 148 Comments

Neasa Hourigan said reducing carbon emissions will likely be back-loaded, and the deal doesn’t do enough in terms of housing.

# climate-change - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle
# Siberia
# Siberia

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle

Jun 9th 2020, 6:49 PM 54,900 Views 56 Comments

Temperatures soared to 10 degrees Celsius above average in Siberia last month.

# climate-change - Friday 22 May, 2020

Retrain workers and a climate change centre: Proposals to help Midlands cope with move away from peat
# Just Transition
# Just Transition

Retrain workers and a climate change centre: Proposals to help Midlands cope with move away from peat

May 22nd 2020, 10:25 PM 14,846 Views 30 Comments

The first progress report on Just Transition by Kieran Mulvey was published today.

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