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# Climate

February
February 2024
Voters across all age groups hold moderate view on EU climate action
UAE, Azerbaijan and Brazil form 'troika' to push for global action on global warming
Human destruction of nature threatens migratory mammals, fish and birds, report declares
Warmest January on record as temperatures hover above crucial 1.5 limit
'I'm not rejecting science, I'm supporting the economy': DAA boss defends plan to increase flights
EU Commission proposes 90% cut to emissions by 2040
At least 122 now dead as deadly wildfires burn through central Chile
Wildfires in central Chile kill at least 64 people, with death toll continuing to rise
Pádraic Fogarty: Farmers must find a more sophisticated way to be heard than tractor protests
Pádraic Fogarty
€120 million spent by Ireland to help developing countries deal with climate change in 2022
Deposit Return Scheme: 'We are finally seeing the value in the small everyday products we use'
Colin O'Byrne
Breaching Dublin Airport passenger cap 'unsustainable' during climate crisis, Dáil hears
Greta Thunberg to appear in court over climate protest outside London hotel last year
January
January 2024
Biden announces pause on new LNG export terminals in face of 'existential threat' of climate crisis
Extreme weather events show Ireland's vulnerability to climate change, report says
UN expert slams UK over 'severe crackdowns' on climate protesters
Azerbaijan backtracks on plans for all-male committee to organise COP29
Record new offshore wind farm capacity installed in Europe in 2023
Eco-friendly or eco-fake? New EU law will ban misleading environmental claims on products
New flood forecasting centre now providing daily updates to local authorities
ESRI report says government's housing targets are 'too low' to meet population growth
EU shuts legal case after Ireland finally submits years-late climate plan - but it's still unfinished
2023 confirmed as hottest year globally since modern records began, surpassing 2016 by a 'large margin'
Rishi Sunak faces another by-election as ex-energy minister quits over drilling legislation
Azerbaijan appoints former oil executive as president of COP29 climate talks
Last year
2023
New flood forecasting centre to open early next year
Met Éireann data shows 2023 was Ireland's warmest year on record
Government to examine carbon capture and storage under new Climate Action Plan
Analysis: Governments managed a COP deal in the end, but there is still so much left to do
The Explainer: Has the COP28 deal really ended the reign of fossil fuels?
Energy emissions not falling fast enough to stay within carbon budget
Fossil fuel talks to run late into night as COP28 president 'determined' to deliver deal
EU will not accept draft COP28 deal that has 'killed' hopes unless major changes made - Ryan
Panda diplomacy, shiny tech and coffee: How big emitters try to sell themselves at COP28
Tánaiste announces €50 million funding for countries vulnerable to impacts of climate change
McConalogue urged to tackle agriculture emissions as he prepares to co-host event with UAE
Fossil fuel debate heats up at COP28 as climate minister says carte blanches are 'not an option'
2023 on course to smash the record for the hottest year
'They can't leave Gaza': The Palestinians fighting for climate in face of Israel's violations
“We had lots of initiatives from youth and from women who were going to talk about their work here – but they can’t leave Gaza.”
Ireland to develop carbon capture but 'can't use that as cover' for fossil fuels - Climate Minister