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# Climate emergency

This month
April 2024
Opinion: We must rethink recycling for Ireland’s Circular Economy and stop penalising consumers
Fearghal Carroll
Last month
March 2024
Opinion: EU failure to pass the Nature Restoration Law shows a worrying shift to the right
Pádraic Fogarty
Last year
Opinion: We can't roll our eyes at oil states at COP while missing our own climate targets
Sadhbh O' Neill
John Gibbons: We must turn to nature if we're serious about tackling extreme flooding
John Gibbons
Analysis: From the Curlew to the Natterjack Toad - how are Ireland's native species doing?
Mary McGrath
Opinion: If proper funding is provided, farmers can recover from the nitrates derogation blow
Dr Catherine Conlon
Opinion: The time of sitting tight on climate is over - we have to look up
Dr Emma Howard
Opinion: 'Climate and biodiversity are not election issues' - it's time that changed
Dr Donal Griffin
Analysis: The Canadian wildfires are a wakeup call for Ireland on our climate commitments
Seána Glennon
Analysis: Can Ireland tackle climate change without a credible medium or long-term plan?
Dr Orla Kelleher
Opinion: Investment in agriculture shouldn't be about the status quo - but on moving away from intensive farming
Dr Emma Howard
All time
Malcolm Noonan: It's not enough to watch threatened species struggle to survive
Malcolm Noonan
Opinion: The EU's climate weakness this week will be welcomed by the biggest polluters
Caoimhe de Barra
Ciarán Cuffe: Global climate action is not just for COP
Ciarán Cuffe
Opinion: Climate change is no laughing matter but comedy can help
Diane O'Connor
Opinion: Climate offsetting is merely a damaging and ineffective accounting trick
Dr Stephen Onakuse
John Gibbons: If you're offended by soup thrown on a painting then you're missing the point
John Gibbons
Carbon tax rose today but any fuel price increases will be offset by levy cut
Opinion: This planet is not one we 'own' - it's a resource we share
Jamie Rohu
Opinion: Climate transition must happen - it's up to us whether by design or by disaster
Ali Sheridan
Climate activist: 'As we humans adapt to heatwaves, the quiet death of nature continues'
Jessica Dunne
Fire chief: Last week we witnessed the arrival of climate change in Britain
Dave Walton
Opinion: A citizen's assembly is one of many steps necessary to preserve Ireland's biodiversity
Christopher O'Sullivan
Opinion: What is deliberative democracy and how can it bring about climate action?
Ursula Quill
Opinion: Recycling soft plastics is fine but we must simply stop using them
Mindy O'Brien
Opinion: Five changes you can make to guide your children to a greener life
David Maher
Poll: Do you feel you can make a difference in the fight against climate change?
Bríd Smith: At least Nero fiddled while Rome burned - some in government here just hide
Bríd Smith
John Gibbons: We cannot fall prey to lobbyists as they set about picking the IPCC report apart
John Gibbons
Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist
Charlie McConalogue
Ciarán Cuffe: Court cases are leading the fight on climate change across Europe
Ciarán Cuffe
John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever
John Gibbons
Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy
Bríd Smith
Opinion: One challenge for the DUP in power will be to finally accept a climate bill
Thomas Muinzer
Two-thirds of world say humanity faces a climate emergency: UN global poll
UN chief urges world leaders to declare climate emergency
Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
Heat added to earth's oceans over 25 years equals '3.6 billion Hiroshima atom bomb explosions'
Europe-wide climate emergency declared by EU Parliament
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York on a zero-emissions yacht