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Organised denial targets Dáil climate committee

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Creed gets creamed over dodgy dairy data

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Epic emissions targets failure: it’s the politics, stupid

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Citizens’ Assembly has spoken on climate change: Ireland must listen

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RTE bog broadcast sinks into mire of low standards

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Mainstreaming doubt and nurturing climate denial

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