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# ipcc - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Many megacities to be hit annually by extreme weather in 2050, UN warns

Tropical storms will continue to amplify their destructive potential even if global warming is capped at two degrees Celsius, the UN warned.

# ipcc - Friday 9 August, 2019

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'

A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.

# ipcc - Friday 1 July, 2016

Police face misconduct action over handling of Ian Watkins child abuse case

The singer was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013 for a string of child sexual abuse offences.

# ipcc - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Not worried about global warming? Here's why you should be

These scientists say that time is running out in the battle against global warming.

# ipcc - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

# ipcc - Sunday 13 April, 2014

"There is no plan B": EU targets major carbon emitters to reduce emissions

It comes as the IPCC publishes its latest report on climate change.

# ipcc - Monday 30 September, 2013

Meteorologist vows to never fly again after climate change report IPCC This post contains a poll

Meteorologist vows to never fly again after climate change report

Would you think about reducing your carbon footprint after last Friday’s report on human impact on climate change?

# ipcc - Friday 27 September, 2013

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

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

Column: What does the climate change report mean for Ireland?

The nation may face major economic and demographic upheaval unless steps are taken now on climate change, writes Professor John Sweeney.

# ipcc - Thursday 12 September, 2013

One year on: Hillsborough families left 'dismayed' by lack of progress

New inquests are set to take place next year but the progress of police investigations have disappointed victims’ families and survivors of the 1989 stadium disaster.

# ipcc - Thursday 25 April, 2013

New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in 'early 2014'

A location for the inquests is still to be determined with victims’ families divided on the matter.

# ipcc - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

2,400 police could be probed over Hillsborough disaster

Britain’s police watchdog says more than 2,400 police officers could be investigated over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster, in which more than 90 football fans died.

# ipcc - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison 'boasted of role in smearing fans' - MP

MPs heard that over 300 serving police officers are being investigated in relation to their role in the Hillsborough stadium disaster in 1989.

# ipcc - Friday 12 October, 2012

Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy

The news comes as the Independent Police Complaints Commission is set to launch the “the largest independent inquiry that has been launched into the actions of the police in the United Kingdom.”

# ipcc - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Hillsborough disaster: Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March

The announcement comes in the wake of the damning report into the events of the Hillsborough disaster.

# ipcc - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Investigation launched into police actions before Torquay road crash

The UK’s Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating whether police were in pursuit of the driver whose car went into the path of the Twomey family.

# ipcc - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Police body drops investigation into Bolton man's death

A post-mortem has shown that the man who died after being Tasered by police in Bolton succumbed to self-inflicted wounds.

# ipcc - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Man dies following police pepper spray use in England UK

Man dies following police pepper spray use in England

An investigation has been launched into the second death in police custody in England in the course of a week.

# ipcc - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Man dies in England after being shot with a Taser by police

An investigation has begun into the death of a 27-year-old bodybuilder in Cumbria after he was ‘Tasered’ by police.

# ipcc - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Metropolitan policeman fired over Facebook and text abuse

The police officer was reprimanded for posting offensive messages about his colleagues on Facebook.