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Workers offload food aid from a South African National Defence Force helicopter on Monday in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Buzi, near Beira, Mozambique. Photograph: Reuters/Mike Hutchings

Fresh fundraising appeals have been made to provide relief to hundreds of thousands people in Southern Africa who are suffering in the aftermath of Cy(...)

Minister for Climate Action Richard Bruton said he was working with colleagues across government to develop climate-action initiatives. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Current Government policies will not deliver the kind of carbon emissions reductions the Republic has committed to and will result in significant “com(...)

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and UN climate secretary Patricia Espinosa at  COP24. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Rueters

Negotiators at the climate talks in Katowice are closer to completing and strengthening the rules for making the landmark Paris agreement operational.(...)

Participants and guests at  the COP24 climate summit  in Katowice, Poland. Photograph: EPA/Andrzej Grygiel

People living in wealthy countries, including Ireland, will have to make big reductions in the amount of beef and lamb they consume if the world is to(...)

Dr Chloe Schwenke: I was fired from my job when I transitioned, and my marriage fell apart. Photograph: Mark Stedman

To look at her, you couldn’t guess Chloe Schwenke’s age accurately. Tall and slim, with straight shoulder-length hair and a strong face, she’s an eloq(...)

The CAN report highlighted the critical need for Ireland to urgently implement the recent Citizens’ Assembly proposals. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland is falling behind its EU counterparts due to failure to decrease polluting carbon emissions, the chair of An Taisce’s Climate Change Committee(...)

Irish Tax Institute communications director Olivia Buckley: “The effectiveness of existing global tax rules is challenged by the ongoing digitalisation of the economy,” she says. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A European Commission proposal to tax the digital turnover of big tech firms could be challenged legally if it gets across the line, the Irish Tax Ins(...)

Activists hold a sit-in at  COP23 in Bonn. Photograph: Epa/Philipp Guelland

Stronger Chinese economic growth and greater use of coal will push global greenhouse gas emissions to a record high in 2017, according to a report iss(...)

Google has lost a €192 million tax case in India, where a tribunal has found that its local and Irish units collaborated in a “clear and conspicuous” attempt to help the Indian operation “skip its liabilities” on business taxes. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Google has lost a €192 million tax case in India, where a tribunal has found that its local and Irish units collaborated in a “clear and conspicuous” (...)

Sorley McCaughey, head of policy and advocacy at Christian Aid: Government must revisit the issue of the Irish tax system’s impact on developing economies

Ireland’s tax system is undermining developing economies’ tax bases, a leading Irish aid agency says. And tax treaties being signed by Ireland with th(...)

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