G20 environment plan laudable but will be too little too late

We need tangible results sooner than 2030 if we are to avert the worst effects of climate change, says Johan Rockström.

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Trump is a threat to the planet, but so are the Democrats

In American politics, the Republican Party's commitment to the fossil-fuel industry means that it will continue to deny climate science and favour policies that ...

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Paschal Donohoe: Why I must budget for a disorderly Brexit

Our economy is strong but because of the UK’s pending departure from the EU, Budget 2020 will have to contain safeguards, says Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. ...

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Debate about pornography must be realistic to be effective

Blunt instruments to censor porn won’t work, writes Caroline West.

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A world of free and fair trade is Japan’s priority

Asia has long benefitted from the movement of goods and people and is advocating a similar policy for data, ‘free flow with trust’, says Shinzo Abe ahead ...

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Climate collapse and trees: Common good must prevail

The Government is slowly realising, or at least belatedly acknowledging publicly, that it needs to do much more to lead cultural change on climate collapse aversion ...

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National broadband plan: Far too many questions unanswered

Yesterday’s statement to the Oireachtas communications committee from Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon that her company could complete the National Broadband ...

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More than 65% over 65 in 2036: New wake-up call

The Central Statistics Office offered a range of challenging population projections yesterday. They were, mostly, a

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Letter to the Editor: Dublin’s dominance an own goal for the GAA

The headings on the pages of Monday’s newspapers proclaimed Dublin’s record ninth provincial title in a row.

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Letter to the Editor: Ireland under influence of theocratic foreign state

There has been a great deal of outrage expressed at the treatment of former Garda Majella Moynihan.

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