Editorial: Hard choices await Ireland in wake of sobering IPCC report
Our government can no longer afford to take the path of least resistance on climate chance – and our dependence on fossil fuels must end immediately
If the newly-published report into climate change by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is to be acted upon, then the Irish government faces a number of exceptionally difficult policy choices in the months ahead.
The IPCC report published last week firmed up the international science around global warming and the role of human activity in causing it. Its projections that our Paris Agreement targets of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees could be surpassed...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Editorial: Voters reluctant to fork out for full cost of a united Ireland
Today’s Business Post/Red C poll is an indicator that support for Irish unification is not as cut and dried as it may seem
Editorial: Germany’s new hand on the wheel faces a hard road ahead
After 16 years of Angela Merkel, Olaf Scholz takes over as chancellor with his country at a crossroads – and now he must put his foot to the floor
Editorial: If more restrictions follow, businesses have to be supported in full again
Financial assistance and clear advice are imperative should another lockdown ensue in the face of rising Covid-19 case numbers
Editorial: Austria is justified in imposing mandatory vaccination
The waning of vaccine efficacy would be less of a problem if those still avoiding the jab stepped up to the plate