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Women were found to be most concerned and most likely to change behaviour, though there was no differences on level of knowledge based on gender or age. Photograph: iStock

Education and providing the correct information to the public would be insufficient to prompt the scale of behavioural change required to address the (...)

The study also found that while some of the public’s  basic knowledge on climate change is good, gaps remain on more complex aspect. Photograph: iStock

Public support for action on climate change is strengthened by just 10 minutes of exposure to the basic science of an overheating planet, a study by t(...)

Younger adults were more likely to be affected by the issues identified, said the Economic and Social Research Institute. File photograph: Getty

Almost one in three Irish people believe anyone who tests positive for Covid-19 is to blame for contracting the illness and has either been reckless o(...)

Dublin fans on Hill 16 for the All-Ireland football final last year. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

At this stage the buzz words and phrases roll off the tongue. “Flatten the curve”, “stay the course”, “the R value” and so on. This is the language of(...)

The ESRI’s study found that many mortgage holders were 'initially drawn' to high cashback offers with little or no understanding of the APR implications. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Mortgage customers may be drawn into making poor financial decisions on the back of cash offers to switch lenders, a study by the Economic and Social (...)

The experiment revealed that approximately 15 per cent more consumers chose a loan of 4 years or longer when the default term was 5 years compared to when it was 1 year. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Consumers have been warned about not getting swayed by online tools such as loan calculators when looking to buy financial products from websites as i(...)