Minister for Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton. File photograph: Tom Honan

Minister for Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton has been urged to intervene and stop plans by the Port of Cork to work with an American com(...)

Schoolgirl Greta Thunberg (centre) during a demonstration calling for climate action  in Stockholm last Friday.  Photograph: Elisabeth Ubbe/New York Times

Adults are not in control of the global response to climate change, and this has led to widespread protests by young people throughout the world, acco(...)

The agreement between the Port of Cork and NextDecade works well for the Texan company as  the port is  capable of handling large liquid gas  ships. Photograph: iStock

Texas-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) company NextDecade is eyeing up a LNG import terminal at the Port of Cork. The company announced it had sign(...)

The Suncor oil sands extraction facility near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP

At a time of Russian sabre-rattling and with the Middle East in turmoil, a welcome geopolitical treble win could be on the cards. The United St(...)