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# Climate Change

Last year
2023
Irish lawyers represent six young people taking 32 countries to court over climate inaction
Global warming limit of 1.5C still possible thanks to clean energy surge, but path 'has narrowed'
Antarctic sea ice hits new low setting an 'extreme' record
Ireland's air quality last year was below WHO standards for human health
'I always knew Sunak was smart': Donald Trump praises British PM for rollback on climate targets
Ex-UN climate chief has 'lost patience' with fossil fuel industry
Transport Minister says overhaul of Dublin city centre roads is not about restricting access
Rishi Sunak's U-turn on climate slammed as 'chucking the environment into a political fire'
Energy security review to find 'short-term' back-up gas storage needed for Ireland
President Higgins accuses UN of ‘losing credibility’ amid warning over climate change
Citizens' assembly on biodiversity loss had 'no urban-rural divide' in forming recommendations
Experts had warned for decades about dams that burst killing thousands
Analysis: From the Curlew to the Natterjack Toad - how are Ireland's native species doing?
Mary McGrath
California sues oil giants for alleged damages and misinformation
UN says thousands of Libya flood deaths could have been avoided
Traffic to be diverted from congested quays under proposed rehaul of Dublin city centre roads
EU Chief vows 'agriculture and protection of the natural world can go hand in hand'
Small islands take case to protect oceans from climate change to UN court
Opinion: If proper funding is provided, farmers can recover from the nitrates derogation blow
Dr Catherine Conlon
UN progress report warns that the World is falling dangerously short of meeting climate goals
Hong Kong flooded by heaviest rainfall in 140 years
'Wake up call': This year is likely to be the hottest in human history
€5.7 billion in fossil fuel business being funnelled through Ireland to the Global South
Lung conditions will be made worse by climate change, say respiratory experts
Government gets 'C+' in climate action as scientists say progress is good but not enough
Opinion: Ethiopia is suffering under the immoral debt burden imposed on it by rich countries
Billy Abimbilla
Greek Wildfires: Experts blame poor government planning for devastation
Hot water from Poolbeg Incinerator to heat over 50,000 buildings from 2025
Storm Idalia: One dead as tropical storm leaves destruction across Georgia and Florida
'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Idalia sweeps through Florida and heads north
Opinion: So, it's now forbidden to tweet about reducing meat consumption - in a climate crisis?
Dr Catherine Conlon
Tens of thousands ordered to evacuate as Canadian firefighters continue to battle wildfires
Firefighters battle 'out of control' Tenerife wildfire that has burned through 5,500 acres
Biden pledges to visit Hawaii soon as 99 confirmed dead in Maui wildfires
Met Éireann told forecasters that Ireland needs to prepare for more extreme weather
'It's like someone dropped a bomb': Irishman in Maui describes harrowing scenes after wildfires
'Ninety-nine percent' chance that 2023 will be hottest year of modern records
Judge rules in favour of youths accusing Montana state of violating right to clean environment
Opinion: The time of sitting tight on climate is over - we have to look up
Dr Emma Howard
Amazon Summit ends with roadmap to protect rainforest but no concrete plan to end deforestation