Hoesung Lee

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Dr Debra Roberts,  chairwoman of one of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working groups  said there’s no replacement for ‘bold, ambitious mitigation’ against climate change. Photograph: Getty Images

Scientists behind the latest UN report on climate disruption, which reveals accelerating destruction of oceans, glaciers and ice caps due to global he(...)

Staff workers take  stands apart before the end of the final session of the COP24 summit on climate change in Katowice, Poland, on December 15th. Photograph: Janek Skarzynski

The backdrop coming into the UN annual climate summit was dire; from where the world is at in responding to global warming to scientific indications o(...)

“If emissions continue at their present rate, human-induced warming will exceed 1.5 degrees by around 2040.” Photograph: Getty Images

The most important assessment of likely global warming impacts since the 2015 Paris accord on climate change is to be issued on Monday – with every in(...)

Dr Hoesung Lee, chairman of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change spoke at a conference on Thursday in Trinity College Dublin to mark the panel’s 30th anniversary. File Photograph: Alan Betson

The world’s leading expert body on climate change, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), will concentrate future efforts on providi(...)

Ireland’s agricultural emissions are ‘uniquely high’ in Europe, a conference on climate change has heard. File photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Ireland’s agricultural emissions are “uniquely high” in Europe, while the State is one of the largest contributors to emissions from agriculture in th(...)