Significant number of farmers deemed ineligible for GLAS payment

May 22nd, 2018 The government has started to process balancing payments under an agri-environment scheme to farmers, however, many participants have been deemed ineligible for...

New study examines exposure of Irish adults to glyphosate

May 22nd, 2018 The Irish adult population is subject to low non-occupational exposure of glyphosate, a novel study from NUI Galway has found. The results of...

Conservation group start petition to ban moss peat in gardening products

May 22nd, 2018 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) has created an online petition calling for a ban on the use of moss peat in...

Commission takes six states to Europe’s highest court over air quality

May 22nd, 2018 The European Commission is taking six of its member states to court for breaching agreed EU rules in relation to air pollution. The...

Guest post: Don’t shift the goalposts of Paris Agreement’s temperature limits

Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner is head of climate science and impacts at Climate Analytics, Dr Joeri Rogelj is a research scholar at the International Institute...

Latest news

Popular Articles

Reasons for Japan to dump nuclear power more obvious now than ever.

It has been nearly six years since the triple-meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. Two things seem symbolic of this time: the...

Walking the walk: Canada’s prime minister secures a deal for a national carbon price

TALK is cheap. Since 1997 Canada has signed five global climate deals pledging to lower its greenhouse-gas emissions. However, it has never implemented a...

Canada's climate change policies keep its Paris commitments out of reach.

Canada probably will fail to meet its international commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under even the best-case scenario, according to a new report...

Vacancy: Science writer at Carbon Brief

An exciting opportunity to become Carbon Brief’s new science writer, helping us to analyse and report climate change and society’s response to it. Do you...

Canary in the kelp forest: Sea creature dissolves in today’s warming, acidic waters

The one-two punch of warming waters and ocean acidification is predisposing some marine animals to dissolving quickly under conditions already occurring off the Northern...