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France will replace US funding for UN climate science panel, says Macron

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Guest post: A Met Office review of the UK’s weather in 2018

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China’s plan to cut shipping emissions

Every year, over 60% of the world’s seaborne cargoes and 30% of the world’s shipping containers pass through China’s ports, creating an air pollution problem Beijing...

New documentary set to expose inhumane transport of Irish calves to Europe

November 21st, 2017 Footage of inhumane transport conditions suffered by Irish calves exported to Europe will be aired in an investigative documentary on the German...

A helluva handover: What Donald Trump’s appointments reveal about his incoming administration

HOLED up in Trump Tower, the New York citadel he seems reluctant to leave, Donald Trump detected a tsunami of excitement in the national...

Rich countries ‘trying to turn climate funds into World Bank’

Rich countries are blocking climate finance projects in middle income countries without justification, a powerful developing world group has claimed. Brazil, China, India and South Africa –...

Locals take opposition to Bantry Bay kelp harvesting to the gates of Leinster House

March 8th, 2018 A campaign group held a mock funeral procession for Ireland’s seaweed outside the Dail yesterday in protest against the granting of a...

Video: Palau to raise Adani coal mine with Australia

The minister of environment for Palau will seek a meeting with his Australian counterpart Josh Frydenberg to discuss a giant Indian-owned coal mine proposed for...

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