Climate change

Latest: A meeting of the Citizen's Assembly on climate change in Dublin is hearing how people can make their homes more energy efficient.

Latest: Citizen's Assembly hears Ireland failing to reach targets on tackling climate change

Latest:Today's meeting of the Citizen's Assembly has heard Ireland is failing to reach its targets on tackling climate change.

New David Attenborough series shows sick planet

As living saints go it would be hard to trump naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough.

Conflicting messages - Farming and climate change

THERE seem to be conflicting messages in the Irish Examiner/ICMSA opinion poll on how farming contributes to climate change.

Green Party calls on Government to 'takes its head out of the sand' on climate change

The Green Party has today called on the Government to focus on tackling climate change in Ireland.

Ireland 'playing catch-up on climate change obligations', admits Minister

Latest: The Government Minister charged with overseeing Ireland's new plan to combat climate change has declared it a moral necessity.

Right to Know group take High Court action over access to cabinet papers on climate change

A High Court judge has been asked to overturn a refusal to provide access to documents concerning Cabinet discussions on climate change.

Paris climate change accord irreversible and not negotiable - Merkel

The European Union is "more determined than ever" to make the Paris accord against climate change a success, Angela Merkel has said.

Brazil considers following US in rolling back climate protections

Brazil is considering measures that would roll back environmental protections and make it difficult to meet its Paris climate accord targets.

Theresa May denies being 'subservient' to Donald Trump in row over US climate deal exit

Theresa May has insisted the UK is committed to the Paris Agreement on climate change as she faced criticism over her response to US withdrawal from the deal.

Environmental groups to protest against Trump's decision to withdraw from Climate Agreement

The leader of the Green Party says our efforts to adhere to the Paris Climate Change Agreement will be futile without America's involvement.

Defiant US governors vow to uphold climate act

Three Democratic governors have said they will not let the United States back away from a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, despite Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from an international pact.

Antarctica to be 'much greener place' due to climate change, scientists find

"In short, we could see Antarctic greening to parallel well-established observations in the Arctic."

Rise in sea temperatures blamed for damage to Great Barrier Reef

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been hit by severe coral "bleaching" for the second year in a row in the face of record-breaking temperatures, scientists have said.