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“The criticism of prime minister Leo Varadkar falls short.” Photograph: John Thys/Pool/EPA

One of the compilers of an index of climate-change performance that rated Ireland as the worst in the EU has strongly rejected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’(...)

Steam rising from the cooling towers of a coal-fired thermal power plant in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Photograph: Fehim Demir/EPA

The UN climate talks have received a much-needed injection as they enter their final hours, with an alliance of 27 countries promising to step up effo(...)

Ireland is a member of the international Power Past Coal alliance, which pledges to stop burning coal for electricity. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

The Government should cancel a 10-year contract won by ESB International to run a new coal-fired electricity power station in the Philippines, environ(...)

Minister for Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton said the unique challenge was “how to engage people” over a sustained period in responding to climate change. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A Government plan to be published in February will give a clear indication of a scaled-up ambition by Ireland to meet its obligations on tackling clim(...)

Protesters disrupt a panel discussion on fossil fuels that Wells Griffith, President Donald Trump’s international energy and climate adviser, was hosting in Katowice, Poland. Photograph: Karolina Jonderko/The New York Times

The US is leading a global energy revolution by using innovative technologies to deliver a combination of “clean coal”, nuclear power and fracked gas,(...)

Protesters hold placards during a march for the climate on sidelines of the COP24 summit on December 8th in Katowice, Poland. Photograph:  Janek Skarzynski /Getty Images

Ireland’s performance on climate action in response to global warming has been ranked as the worst in the EU and among the worst in the world in a maj(...)

Protesters at a march outside the COP24 climate change summit in Katowice, Poland. Photograph: Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images

Four big oil and gas producer states have attempted to block the UN climate talks in Poland from welcoming the most stark climate science report in ye(...)

‘Right now, we are facing a man-made disaster of global scale. Our greatest threat in thousands of years. Climate change. If we don’t take action the (...)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment,  Richard Bruton was not in his department during a two-hour sit in during a climate action protest. File photograph: Tom Honan

More than 40 activists occupied the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment in Dublin on Friday for almost two hours, and called (...)

Environmental activists hold letters “Save the climate, save the people” in front of a  church in Imielin near Katowice, Poland, during the COP24 climate  conference. Photograph:  Agencja Gazeta/Grzegorz Celejewski

The pace of negotiations at the UN climate talks has quickened in advance of politicians returning to Katowice in Poland this weekend. An attempt to f(...)

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