Prof Richard Tol: has said some of the positives of climate change have been left out of the report or downplayed. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Former ESRI economist Prof Richard Tol has described the findings of IPCC as “too alarmist”. He was one of 70 authors of the (...)

State and private landowners could be set for small windfall in the midlands if wind farms go ahead. Photograph: David Sleator

Creating a wind farm development in the midlands would be like “selling the family silver” according to University of Sussex professor of econo(...)