Air pollution is not just bad for health – it also makes people unhappy, a new study has shown.
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.
Hopes that a seaweed additive to cattle feed could dramatically reduce Irish greenhouse gases have been dashed by Agriculture Minister Michael Creed.
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.
Households and businesses face higher energy bills due to the State’s reliance on imported fossil fuels.
IRELAND “needs to step up” its efforts to tackle global warming, the Government has told the UN climate talks.
The Government has admitted Ireland is “far off course” in tackling climate change as a new report ranks the State the worst performer in the EU.
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.
Kerry TD Danny Healy Rae has rejected accusations of “speaking out of both sides of his mouth” in a bitter row over a proposed wind farm.
Tackling climate change will save up to one million lives a year by 2050 by reducing air pollution, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says.