Laura Burke

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The Dublin docklands are ‘already at risk’ due to rises in sea levels, the MacGill summer school heard. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The docklands in Dublin are already at risk of flooding due to rises in sea levels as a result of climate change, the MacGill summer school heard. Dr (...)

According to the EPA the best outcome the State can achieve is to reduce emissions by between 5 and 12 per cent from 2005 levels, well short of the binding emissions reduction target of 20 per cent.

Ireland is likely to miss its greenhouse gas reduction targets for 2020 and as a result is failing in its objective of becoming a low carbon economy, (...)

 Dr Alison Donnelly of Trinity College Dublin. A study led by her  shows that the warmer climate has led to a change in the seasonal cycle of a range of plants and animals

Tourism may be a winner from the impact of climate change here, with the season stretching from April to October, according to one of a series of repo(...)

Twenty-one Irish bathing spots have been stripped of top marks for water quality because of last year’s record wet summer, environment watchdog(...)

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