Prof Kingston Mills in his lab in Trinity College Dublin.

Kevin O’Sullivan Environment & Science Editor The virologist Prof Kingston Mills, who is based at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), has received the(...)

The Green Party met to discuss the text of a letter outlining its response of the two bigger parties.

To cut carbon emissions by 7 per cent annually as demanded by the Greens if they are to enter government with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, “will require(...)

A smart control panel for a domestic heater. Photograph: iStock

Decarbonising Ireland is not for the faint-hearted. When it comes to home heating, the scale of the task is immense. Ireland has two million homes. A (...)

The UN conference on climate change in Paris from November 30th-December 11th provides a greater cause for optimism than any previous climate summit. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images.

As Paris recovers from the shock of the recent horrific attacks, the City of Light also stands as a beacon of hope for the world as it prepares to hos(...)

Irish Wind Energy Association chief executive Kenneth Matthews speaking atthe association’s annual conference. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

The Irish Wind Energy Association, the lobby group for wind farm developers, held its annual conference on Wednesday at the Doubletree hotel, formerly(...)