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Eamon Ryan: he said he believed the Bill was sufficiently robust so any future amendments would only come from the Government. Photograph: Getty Images

Controversy over the robustness of the Climate Action Bill has resurfaced after Minister for Climate Eamon Ryan indicated that only Government amendme(...)

La Rochelle’s Ihaia West is fit to start against Leinster on Sunday. Photograph: Manuel Blondeau/Inpho

Champions Cup semi-final: La Rochelle v Leinster. Venue: Stade Marcel Deflandre. Kick-off: Sunday, 4pm local time/3pm Irish. On TV: Live on BT Sport. (...)

Minister for Climate Eamon Ryan will consider points raised by climate experts on the wording of the Climate Bill. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan will consider points raised by climate experts on the wording of the Climate Bill “to (...)

Leading climate experts have warned the  Government about  “a fundamental flaw” in the Climate Bill.  Photograph: Ben Curtis/PA

Leading climate experts have written to the Government to warn of “a fundamental flaw” in the Climate Bill, which means a commitment to halve emission(...)

Embryonic Sphagnum-dominated vegetation developing on a Bord na Móna cutaway bog. Sphagnum-rich vegetation like this is a carbon sink for carbon dioxide and has potential to become more effective at absorbing this greenhouse gas from the atmosphere as it develops over time. Photograph courtesy of Bord na Móna.

“We used to be the pimple on the elephant,” says Mark McCorry, lead on the Bord na Móna (BnaM) ecology team. “Now we are the elephant. This is a massi(...)

Prof John Sweeney said he reacted with dismay as weak aspects of the 2015 Climate Bill were incorporated into the Bill.  Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

The Government’s Climate Bill to boost the national effort to reduce carbon emissions has come under sustained criticism due to vague language, lack o(...)

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(...)

A crowd had gathered in Louisville on Saturday to protest the death of black woman Breonna Taylor. File photograph: Getty Images

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting at a demonstration against a black woman’s death in Kentucky’s Louisville, the city’s police said. A c(...)

Polish president Andrzej Duda  and US president Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photograph:   Drew Angerer/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump hit out at “delinquent” Nato members as he called on all members of the transatlantic alliance  – particularly Germany (...)

President Donald Trump participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the US border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, on Tuesday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump touted his administration’s success at curbing illegal immigration into the United States as he toured a section of the US-M(...)

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