The Amazon rainforest on fire near  a  highway in Para state, Brazil. Photograph:  Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty Images

The year is 2035; location is The Hague in the Netherlands. Disgraced former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro (80) is scheduled to appear before th(...)

Kay O’Neill from Portlaoise and Marcus Mac Gabhann from Dublin take part in a students’ climate strike outside Leinster House. Photograph Crispin Rodwell

Irish schools climate strikers took to the streets again in their thousands on Friday to declare the Government’s response to a warming world is still(...)

Members of the Youth assembly outside the Dáil on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following declaration on climate action was agreed by the Youth Assembly on Climate sitting in Dáil Éireann on Friday and formally presented to Ce(...)

Ceann Comhairle Sean O Fearghaíl TD, and RTE Director General RTE Dee Forbes with young people  taking  part in a one-day aYouth Assembly on Climate at Leinster House.Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The exuberance and chants on the Kildare Street plinth were quickly replaced by quiet whispers once in the Dáil chamber, but young climate change acti(...)