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#Climate

# climate - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Here's how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today
# People's Climate March
# People's Climate March

Here's how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today

Sep 21st 2014, 8:00 PM 9,531 Views 103 Comments

There is a picnic taking place in Dublin, in advance of a UN meeting next week.

# climate - Friday 19 September, 2014

Opinion: Are these questions about climate change preventing you from taking action?
# Global Concern
# Global Concern

Opinion: Are these questions about climate change preventing you from taking action?

Sep 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 24 Views 79 Comments

This weekend, protests are planned all over the world to show that citizens care about this climate change – but do they really?

# climate - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Met Éireann part of international study using birch trees to monitor climate change
# Bud Burst
# Bud Burst

Met Éireann part of international study using birch trees to monitor climate change

Jul 20th 2014, 10:30 AM 5,362 Views 38 Comments

The results could be used to better plan forestry in future.

# climate - Monday 14 July, 2014

Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy
# New Job
# New Job

Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy

Jul 14th 2014, 8:15 PM 11,363 Views 149 Comments

She previously held the role of Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.

# climate - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This single scene sums up Irish summer perfectly
# Summer Whether
From The Daily Edge
# Summer Whether

This single scene sums up Irish summer perfectly

Jun 10th 2014, 3:09 PM 13,337 Views 1 Comment

The big question.

# climate - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Opinion: Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger

Jun 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 59 Views 235 Comments

Everyday items such as cereals, yoghurts and ice cream have a hefty climate footprint. A quarter of all emissions are coming from the food system and these emissions are growing as demand for food rises.

# climate - Monday 2 June, 2014

This is the most hypnotic Irish rainy day video we've seen
# Grand Soft Day
# Grand Soft Day

This is the most hypnotic Irish rainy day video we've seen

Jun 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 21,325 Views 12 Comments

So Irish. Such a soft day.

# climate - Friday 30 May, 2014

Sunburn index is high today (as long as you get sun)
# Irish Summer
# Irish Summer

Sunburn index is high today (as long as you get sun)

May 30th 2014, 9:46 AM 9,727 Views 18 Comments

Tomorrow looks set to have the best of the weather if you’re trying to make plans.

# climate - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion

May 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 98 Views 125 Comments

Is nuclear fusion the answer to the world energy crisis? It might be the only future hope to power our planet.

# climate - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

"Little more than lipstick on a pig." Environment groups not happy with Ireland's climate change plan
# Looking To 2050
# Looking To 2050

"Little more than lipstick on a pig." Environment groups not happy with Ireland's climate change plan

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:40 PM 8,004 Views 56 Comments

The draft plans commit Ireland to a “low-carbon economy by 2050″ but Friends of the Earth say detailed targets are needed.

# climate - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Column: Climate change is insidious, relentless, and will profoundly alter our world
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Column: Climate change is insidious, relentless, and will profoundly alter our world

Apr 13th 2014, 12:00 PM 136 Views 152 Comments

The overwhelming consensus of the scientific community is that climate change is a settled fact. Ultimately our future is a race between education and catastrophe, writes Kieran Rogers.

# climate - Thursday 3 April, 2014

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:59 AM 3,857 Views 8 Comments

The Sentinel-1A satellite is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day and night radar imaging satellite which will be used for land and ocean services.

# climate - Friday 24 January, 2014

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris
# Oh Merde
# Oh Merde

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris

Jan 24th 2014, 9:30 PM 26,517 Views 18 Comments

French capital warned today of possibility of repeat of 1910 deluge from Seine.

# climate - Friday 3 January, 2014

2013 was Australia's hottest year on record
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

2013 was Australia's hottest year on record

Jan 3rd 2014, 10:30 PM 18,629 Views 78 Comments

Heatwave and bushfires dominated the landscape down under last year.

# climate - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm
# Gales
# Gales

Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm

Dec 5th 2013, 1:10 PM 14,639 Views 10 Comments

Emergency committee meets to discuss response as rail services disrupted, flights cancelled and power cut.

# climate - Monday 25 November, 2013

Column: Climate report is a key test of Government’s political reform
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Climate report is a key test of Government’s political reform

Nov 25th 2013, 12:30 PM 14 Views 58 Comments

We cannot let the climate crisis become a crash. As the slogan puts it “nature doesn’t do bailouts”, writes Oisín Coghlan.

# climate - Friday 27 September, 2013

‘Extremely likely’ humans caused over half of global warming in the last 60 years
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

‘Extremely likely’ humans caused over half of global warming in the last 60 years

Sep 27th 2013, 11:19 PM 9,678 Views 190 Comments

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has projected that sea levels will rise by between 26 and 82 centimetres by 2100,

# climate - Monday 1 July, 2013

Sea + sun = happiness: science
# Get Happy
# Get Happy

Sea + sun = happiness: science

Jul 1st 2013, 10:00 PM 21,514 Views 22 Comments

Innovative study which maps emotional states through smartphone app links being near sea on sunny day with ultimate happiness.

# climate - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Climate change 'will trap millions of people in poverty'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate change 'will trap millions of people in poverty'

Jun 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,816 Views 69 Comments

The World Bank has warned that shifting rain patterns will make droughts worse and leave other parts of Asia flooded.

# climate - Friday 7 June, 2013

Medieval Irish monk diaries hold clue to volcano eruption question
# Weather
# Weather

Medieval Irish monk diaries hold clue to volcano eruption question

Jun 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 12,831 Views 13 Comments

Researchers have used the journals of monks spanning a 1200 year period to find out about the effects of volcanoes on Ireland.

# climate - Sunday 19 May, 2013

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas
# Bugged Out
# Bugged Out

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas

May 19th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,597 Views 17 Comments

The cricket-like insects are overdue an invasion after 17 years – and have been seen amassing in two east coast states.

# climate - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Trócaire "mystified" by "weak" draft climate change bill
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Trócaire "mystified" by "weak" draft climate change bill

Mar 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,997 Views 28 Comments

The charity said it is disappointed at what it describes as a “row back” on the all-party draft bill on climate change.

# climate - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Study: Heat from cities 'affects weather thousands of miles away'
# Weather
# Weather

Study: Heat from cities 'affects weather thousands of miles away'

Jan 27th 2013, 6:52 PM 9,628 Views 24 Comments

Newly-published research could explain why some regions in the Northern Hemisphere have warmer winters than expected.

# climate - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us

Jan 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 32 Views 106 Comments

The last 12 months have seen unprecedented climatic developments, writes Gavin Harte. Are we going to heed the warning?

# climate - Friday 4 January, 2013

Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks
# Forecasting
# Forecasting

Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks

Jan 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,975 Views 4 Comments

Data from various weather events beginning to help predict conditions in which a disease will flourish.

# climate - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Everything you ever wanted to know about snow in Ireland
# Sneachta
# Sneachta

Everything you ever wanted to know about snow in Ireland

Dec 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 65,274 Views 20 Comments

Met Éireann’s Aidan Murphy explains the patterns of snow in Ireland, why it’s hard to forecast – and the statistical chances of a white Christmas.

# climate - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change

Dec 5th 2012, 3:43 PM 1,627 Views 4 Comments

The UN Secretary-General said that it was only fair that the developed world should bear most of the responsibility in fighting global warming.

# climate - Monday 26 November, 2012

Doha talks hope to agree follow-up to Kyoto emissions deal
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Doha talks hope to agree follow-up to Kyoto emissions deal

Nov 26th 2012, 9:19 AM 1,962 Views 7 Comments

The Kyoto protocol – the only binding international deal on emissions – begins to expire this year, with no successor in place.

# climate - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill
# Sandy
# Sandy

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill

Nov 1st 2012, 3:20 PM 9,156 Views 4 Comments

Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.

First snow... on the border of Cork/Limerick/Tipp
# Sneachta
# Sneachta

First snow... on the border of Cork/Limerick/Tipp

Nov 1st 2012, 12:18 PM 31,524 Views 47 Comments

Don’t panic – it’s not widespread – but the plummet in temperature has seen at least one patch of Ireland get drizzled with the white stuff. (And Donegal. And Kerry.)

# climate - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Summer Was Much Hotter Long Ago Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Summer Was Much Hotter Long Ago Pic of the Day

Sep 15th 2012, 1:00 PM 9,632 Views 16 Comments

No comment.

# climate - Monday 27 August, 2012

Medieval church deterioration accelerated by ivy - and Ireland's bad weather
# History
# History

Medieval church deterioration accelerated by ivy - and Ireland's bad weather

Aug 27th 2012, 5:30 PM 8,111 Views 0 Comments

Survey of Co Clare’s medieval churches finds differences in building materials and techniques across the county.

# climate - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Greenland ice sheet surface melts at extreme rate
# Environment
# Environment

Greenland ice sheet surface melts at extreme rate

Jul 25th 2012, 9:56 AM 4,456 Views 18 Comments

Data shows 97 per cent of the ice sheet melted by 12 July.

# climate - Thursday 12 July, 2012

This is July? Pic of The Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

This is July? Pic of The Day

Jul 12th 2012, 9:57 AM 7,371 Views 11 Comments

No comment.

# climate - Monday 18 June, 2012

Column: Dragging heels on climate change hurts the poor
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Dragging heels on climate change hurts the poor

Jun 18th 2012, 8:30 PM 16 Views 15 Comments

The changing patterns of climate and other factors have caused chaos in the developing world, writes Concern’s CEO Tom Arnold. This week’s Earth Summit is a chance to prioritise solutions.

# climate - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Funnel clouds: Should we fear them?
# Weatherwatch
# Weatherwatch

Funnel clouds: Should we fear them?

Jun 16th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,721 Views 11 Comments

Rope-like twists of the cloud are being frequently spotted over Ireland – but are they really tornados? Meteorologist Karl Mehlhorn explains.

# climate - Thursday 14 June, 2012

In pics: The graphs that showed the rain march across Ireland today
# Oh Fliuich
# Oh Fliuich

In pics: The graphs that showed the rain march across Ireland today

Jun 14th 2012, 6:12 PM 7,759 Views 8 Comments

Ominous series of radar images show rainclouds drawing a veil over the country…

# climate - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Ireland's climate change policies "not sufficient" to reach targets
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ireland's climate change policies "not sufficient" to reach targets

Jun 7th 2012, 10:44 AM 1,531 Views 24 Comments

The ESRI has said that a new action plan needs to be devised for Ireland, while Food Harvest 2020 should be re-assessed for its impact on greenhouse gas emissions.

Weatherwatch: Risk of flash floods in Munster, with heavy rain nationwide
# Boo!
# Boo!

Weatherwatch: Risk of flash floods in Munster, with heavy rain nationwide

Jun 7th 2012, 7:27 AM 4,621 Views 24 Comments

Whatever happened to Leaving Cert weather? If you have a hatch, it’s time to batten it down.

# climate - Thursday 31 May, 2012

It's wetter and hotter...Met Éireann updates climate averages
# Weather
# Weather

It's wetter and hotter...Met Éireann updates climate averages

May 31st 2012, 8:27 AM 4,532 Views 7 Comments

Mean temperatures have risen – yay! But so has the average rainfall.