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#the environment

# the-environment - Friday 1 February, 2019

Simply refusing a straw with your cocktail isn't going to do much to reduce the world's plastic consumption

A ban on single-use plastics in Ireland won’t make a dent in ocean plastic pollution, while just five developing nations are the source of most of the pollution, writes Barry Dunning.

# the-environment - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Report says climate change impacting negatively on human health

The report also says health problems and deaths related to climate change are likely to increase in the future.

# the-environment - Friday 31 August, 2012

Column: Hurricane Isaac should make us think seriously about climate change

Catastrophic events like Hurricane Isaac highlight the reality of climate change – those that believe it is fictional are in denial, writes Gavin Harte.

# the-environment - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Your guide to: The turf cutting restrictions

Hundreds of turf cutters have stepped up their protesting this week. But what are they protesting about? We bring you both sides in this contentious issue.