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# Climate

Last year
2023
September was hottest on record by 'extraordinary' margin, EU climate monitor says
Cost of climate action - and inaction - proves need for Gov to plan for future, report shows
From heatwave to Storm Agnes: Both rainfall and temperatures above September average
Wind power temporarily outpaced electricity demand yesterday for the first time in Ireland
Irish lawyers represent six young people taking 32 countries to court over climate inaction
Poll: Should heavier cars pay more motor tax?
Ireland's air quality last year was below WHO standards for human health
Ex-UN climate chief has 'lost patience' with fossil fuel industry
Rishi Sunak's U-turn on climate slammed as 'chucking the environment into a political fire'
Meat tax 'scrapped' by Sunak 'was never policy', Labour MP says
Energy security review to find 'short-term' back-up gas storage needed for Ireland
New data centres mooted for Dublin can't operate if they put energy security at risk, says Ryan
Citizens' assembly on biodiversity loss had 'no urban-rural divide' in forming recommendations
Experts had warned for decades about dams that burst killing thousands
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
Small islands take case to protect oceans from climate change to UN court
Overhaul of Dublin city centre roads will address cross-town traffic
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
Hot water from Poolbeg Incinerator to heat over 50,000 buildings from 2025
Greece reinforces firefighters as massive wildfire shows no sign of abating
Death toll from this week's Greek wildfires hits 20 as firefighters battle to contain new blazes
Tens of thousands ordered to evacuate as Canadian firefighters continue to battle wildfires
Man dies in wildfire raging north of Athens, as firefighters battle fresh blazes across Greece
Thousands of people evacuated as out-of-control wildfire scorches Tenerife
Met Éireann told forecasters that Ireland needs to prepare for more extreme weather
'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
At least 36 people killed as wildfires rip through town of Lahaina in Hawaii
Amazon Summit ends with roadmap to protect rainforest but no concrete plan to end deforestation
33 people dead and 18 others still missing after Beijing's heaviest rains on record
Antarctica ‘suffering’ because of burning fossil fuels, scientists say
Greta Thunberg pulls out of Edinburgh book festival, accusing a sponsor of 'greenwashing'
Beijing records heaviest rainfall in 140 years
Major climate summit attendees asked to disclose affiliations after anger over fossil fuel lobbying
Opinion: As we move to a fairer and greener future we cannot forget those on the margins
Sorley McCaughey
Fire service says Greece wildfires mostly under control, but strong winds still a threat
No climate agreement on peaking emissions at G20 environment meeting