There will be no vaccine for the worsening climate crisis
Comment: A potentially more ominous deadline looms the day after the US presidential election if Trump wins
It is no surprise that so much attention is focused on November 3, the date of the US presidential election, but a potentially even more ominous deadline looms the following day.
On November 4, the US is scheduled to formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the key intergovernmental accord negotiated in 2015 in a bid to prevent global temperatures from breaching dangerous and likely irreversible thresholds.
If President Donald Trump hoped his withdrawal would lead...
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Saoirse McHugh’s Five Degrees of Change: ‘I couldn’t in good conscience continue to take flights’
The former Green Party member, the subject of this week’s Five Degrees of Change podcast, reveals the steps she would take to make the global environment a more liveable place
John Gibbons: Ireland‘s natural world needs to be the centre of a media storm
The widespread shock at the wildfires in Killarney National Park and the Mourne Mountains shows that as individuals we love nature, but how much we value it is another matter with scant media attention and systemic neglect of our environment
Comment: Farming cannot be left off the hook when it comes to climate action
The 2030 Agri-Food Strategy does not go far enough in relation to emissions reduction from agriculture and places an unfair burden on other sectors