International Energy Agency said failure to cut greenhouse gas emissions could threaten gas companies’ profitability

A new report backs claims that the Republic does not need to build a new plant that will allow imports of liquid natural gas (LNG) at Shannon, Mick Wa(...)

 Laurence Tubiana  during the  Madrid summit, on Friday.  There has been a lack of political leadership, she said, but Europe’s  deal endorsing net-zero emissions by 2050 was ‘the best news this week’.  Photograph: Fernando Villar/EPA

As global leaders remained embroiled in disagreement on a final outcome to the UN climate talks in Madrid, sustained pressure from countries seeking a(...)

US federal regulatory rollbacks have increased the attractiveness of investing in the dirtiest fossil fuel projects globally, while the US withdrawal from the agreement “has created moral and political cover for others to follow suit”

Three years after the Paris agreement on climate change was agreed, the annual gathering of 195 signatory countries was scheduled to finalise a rulebo(...)

No plan B: the One Planet Summit is being held two years to the day since the landmark Paris accord on climate change was agreed. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty

France will push for a European financial-transactions tax to fund the fight against climate change, four French government ministers have said ahead (...)

Green Party  leader Eamon Ryan with Catherine Martin TD: “One of the reasons why Ireland is now ranking so low in international climate action league tables is because we are seen in Europe as one of the countries which is trying to block new clean energy solutions,” he said. Photograph: Eric Luke

Environmental groups and the Green Party have accused the Government of refusing to back EU proposals to allow community groups and householders to ge(...)

The Wexford-New Ross N25 road.

The Coalition has given the go-ahead for a €215 million bypass of New Ross in Co Wexford. The 16km dual carriageway, to(...)