John Gibbons: Our politicians need to catch up fast with the reality of climate science
Extreme weather events this year have shown the dangers of climate change, but our government has already given in to the agri-industrial lobby, leaving our 2030 targets dead in the water
The scientific community has long understood that heating up the global atmosphere with greenhouse gases would, in time, lead to potentially dangerous consequences for the Earth’s climate system.
This is uncontroversial. The real enigma that science is ill-equipped to address is that most elusive of variables: how humanity chooses to respond.
In the 30 years since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was first established to manage this emerging crisis, global greenhouse...
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Comment: Business must support climate action, not rally against it
Companies must take a role of leadership and ask themselves, what have we done to drive or influence others to become more sustainable?
Peat briquettes to avoid first phase of smoky fuel regulations
Although Bord na Móna peat products will not comply with the 5g/hr standard intended to be introduced in 2025, the company will cease the sale of such products by 2024
John Gibbons: How one tycoon’s mendacity has dragged us to the age of extinction
The world’s worst climate denier is now launching an editorial campaign supporting a carbon-neutral future in an attempt to rehabilitate his image. It won’t wash
TD wants ban on idling car engines close to schools
Jennifer Whitmore is introducing a bill that would impose a fine of up to €500 on drivers who leave their engines idling within 100 metres of a school