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Maretimo Gardens East and Blackrock House Residents’ Association was granted leave on Wednesday to challenge the permission. Photograph: iStock

A residents’ group has brought a High Court challenge to planning permission for 101 apartments in two blocks of up to seven storeys on the edge of Bl(...)

Students take part in the School Strike 4 Life protest in Sydney, Australia, on Friday. Photograph: Joel Carrett/ EPA

In the latest report card on global progress in addressing the deadly combination of a climate crisis and a related biodiversity crisis, the science d(...)

Cyclone Tauktae over western India on Tuesday. Experts say a growing number of increasingly severe storms are occurring in the Arabian Sea as climate change warms its waters. Photograph: Handout/Rammb/CIRA/AFP via Getty

These are the closing remarks of chairman Pat Cox at the Dublin Climate Dialogues conference, which set out actions to scale up the global response to(...)

A handout image issued by the European Space Agency (ESA) of deforestation in Bolivia seen from a satellite. Record amounts of CO2 continue to be pumped into the atmosphere every year so record global temperatures following in tandem should not be a surprise.  Photograph: ESA/PA Wire.

The science is clear: What the world needs to do to confront a rapidly unfolding climate crisis is to halve carbon emissions by 2030, reach net-zero b(...)

Eddie O’Connor, chair and founder of Mainstream Renewable Power, and Pat Cox, chairman of the Dublin Climate Dialogues, are pictured with a declaration arising from the virtual conference hosted by UCD. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The Dublin Climate Dialogues has called for an immediate end to investment in fossil fuels in an attempt to help accelerate global actions to address (...)

European Central Bank chief economist Philip Lane stressed the need for clear plans for transition to net-zero emissions, to minimise global financial risk. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The  Irish Times

A disorderly or incomplete transition to net-zero carbon emissions poses a major risk to the global financial system, European Central Bank chief econ(...)

US climate envoy  John Kerry: ‘All of us have to do much more. We have to set more ambitious goals...we have to act on those goals.’   File Photograph: Odd AndersenAFP via Getty Images

The world must face up to the reality that we are not doing enough to avoid a climate catastrophe, US climate envoy John Kerry has warned. Even if al(...)

The Dublin Climate Dialogues conference will be opened by US climate envoy John Kerry. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP via Getty Images

The Dublin Climate Dialogues will call for bolder climate action on a global scale and seek to set how this might be done, former European Parliament (...)

Climate change activist, Saoi O’Connor (16): ‘No amount of COPs will change this, because the people who hold the power in those negotiations do not want it to change.’ Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Climate change experts and campaigners, including participants in the Dublin Climate Dialogues, were asked what their COP26 expectations are, and w(...)

US climate envoy John Kerry believes COP26 is ‘the last best chance to get real’ in avoiding climate catastrophe. File photograph: Stephane Mahe/AFP via Getty Images

Ahead of COP26 next November, the Dublin Climate Declaration will be issued. Delegates from the UN, international leaders in politics and(...)

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