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Rather than being overwhelmed by the powerful emotions that are evoked by climate breakdown, we can channel them into constructive action. Photograph: iStock

“Right now we are facing a manmade disaster of global scale, our greatest threat in thousands of years: climate change. If we don’t take action, the c(...)

A graphic from weather mapping service Magic Seaweed showing the current expected location of high winds associated with Hurricane Lorenzo  along the west coast of Ireland on Thursday morning.

Wind speeds exceeding 130km/h and torrential rain are expected on Thursday as Storm Lorenzo makes landfall in Ireland. The remnant of the category 5 (...)

An image showing  the wide spread in outcomes in the latest  output from  the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts. The progress of Lorenzo and any potential impacts for Ireland are being closely monitored.

Met Éireann is tracking a violent category 5 hurricane which could make landfall in Ireland on Thursday. Hurricane Lorenzo is the most northerly and(...)

Green Party MEP Grace O’Sullivan said the report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms irreversible damage is already being done to marine environments and ice sheets.

Ireland may escape the devastation of increased superstorms and tsunamis predicted to occur due to increased global warming, but it faces major sea le(...)

The UN report predicts record losses of polar sea ice.  Photograph: Chris Larsen/ NASA/AFP/Getty Images

Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are destabilising oceans, leading to more intense superstorms, increased deadly heatwaves and record loss(...)

Melting glaciers are a clear sign of climat change and global warming. The rise in global energy consumption each year is still larger than new supplies of green energy

More fossil fuels are being used every year, despite all of the efforts to increase renewable energy supplies, a major report to be presented to the U(...)

A view of the soccer stadium, an artificial pitch surrounded by a metal fence, in Sisimiut, where  Greenland crowns its national soccer champion in the shortest season on earth. Photograph: Kieran Dodds/New York Times

The boat journey along Greenland’s wild, rocky coast lasted three days. It was long and slow, calling in at what felt like every village on the way to(...)

During European heatwaves between July 29th and August 3rd, the melt run-off in Greenland was estimated at 55 billion tonnes, about 40 billion tonnes more than the average for those days between 1981 and 2010. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

Humans have done much to promote health, extend lifespan and make widespread use of all the resources delivered by our remarkable planet Earth. Unfort(...)

  Actor and climate podcaster Ceara Carney (right) and psychotherapist Louis Heath dressed as “sea gods” in Killiney Bay, Dublin, supporting Extinction Rebellion Ireland’s call on the Government to “turn the tide on its bid to tackle climate change”. Photograph: Gary O’ Neill

Campaign group Extinction Rebellion Ireland has called on the Government to act immediately to avert “calamitous consequences” of increasing temperatu(...)

The issue has encroached on public consciousness on a global scale fuelled by ‘the Thunberg effect’. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP Photo

The world will witness a climate protest like never before on September 20th, when young people in their millions will shout loudest. Three days later(...)

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