Driving change: the move to electric cars Photograph:  PA

The major benefits of halting climate change will be felt by future generations, but the financial costs of taking the necessary actions will be borne(...)

More power: new campaign group is advocating for Irish climate action in line with the Paris Agreement and the UN’s sustainable development goals. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar should delay the adoption of an inadequate and unambitious national plan that aims to address climate change, a new campaign g(...)

  Activists protest  near the   ESB peat burning power station   in Shannonbridge, Co Offaly.  Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The Paris agreement on climate change, reached last December, has been ratified by Ireland, the EU, and almost 100 other countries, and it has now tak(...)