‘Halve consumption of red meat and sugar to save the planet’

A “planetary health diet” requiring a massive shift from meat to vegetable consumption is needed to protect the well-being of future generations and the planet, according to a major international report.

A "planetary health diet" requiring a massive shift from meat to vegetable consumption is needed to protect the well-being of future generations and the planet, according to a major international report.

Emissions plan will achieve just 33pc of targets as Bruton demands changes

A draft plan outlining how Ireland will reduce emissions will have to be “significantly” altered and updated to reflect a growing level of ambition, Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton has said.

A draft plan outlining how Ireland will reduce emissions will have to be "significantly" altered and updated to reflect a growing level of ambition, Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton has said.

Ignoring global warming patterns will lead to legal actions – report

Summer heatwaves which struck much of southern Europe in 2017 causing catastrophic wildfires are three times more likely to occur compared with 1950 – because of climate change.

Summer heatwaves which struck much of southern Europe in 2017 causing catastrophic wildfires are three times more likely to occur compared with 1950 - because of climate change.