A woman walks through flood water in Cork city, February 2014. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland’s climate is likely to change dramatically by 2050, with the eastern region worst affected by higher temperatures, according to the most detai(...)

Dense smoke shrouds a petrol station in Berry Creek, California, USA, September 11th 2020. Photograph: Peter Da Silva/EPA

Dangerously dirty air caused by wildfires on the west coast of the United States is seeping into homes and businesses, into cars through air condition(...)

Located on the east coast of England, Sizewell C is to contain two reactor units generating 3,340MW of power, enough for about six million homes. Stock image: iStock

The Government has said it is satisfied a proposed €22.5 billion nuclear power plant in the UK does not pose a threat to Ireland. The Irish public h(...)

Ammonia gas – a nitrogen-based compound – is released during slurry spreading

Going vegan, buying organic, eating locally produced meat and dairy are all seen as ways consumers can help protect the environment, boost animal welf(...)

Fingal County Council  has lifted ‘do not swim’ notices at  Rush North, Skerries South,  Velvet Strand  and Loughshinny beach (above). Photograph: Fingal Co Co

A swimming ban has been lifted on four beaches in north Dublin but remains in place for the Front Strand in Balbriggan. Fingal County Council said on(...)

Donald Trump with a map of a previously projected path of Hurricane Dorian. He used a marker pen to erroneously claim the hurricane would strike southeastern Alabama. File photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Founded in 1969 by scientists and students at MIT, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCI) has been particularly busy of late. Since US president Dona(...)

The April figure for auto diesel of 139 million litres was the lowest monthly figure in the past 20 years, according to the study. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish greenhouse gas emissions reduced by an estimated 2.5 per cent between March and May as a result of the impact of the lockdown from the Covid-19 (...)

Don’t use oil spray, don’t leave a preheating pan unattended, don’t put it in the dishwasher... the list of don’ts associated with nonstick pans goes on and on. Photograph: RapidEye/iStock

A culinary bombshell landed in March when chef David Chang, owner of the Momofuku empire and host of the Netflix series Ugly Delicious, admitted on hi(...)

People in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, in May. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Significant differences in the amount of time spent outdoors by different socioeconomic groups during the Covid-19 lockdown have been identified in a (...)

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