The Irish Climate Summit, taking place online on Thursday 29th April, comes at a pivotal juncture and will examine the latest ambitions, challenges and opportunities of Ireland’s response to the climate crisis.
Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD has launched Creative Climate Action on behalf of the Creative Ireland Programme in collaboration with the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications.
Speculation is mounting about whether parts of the forthcoming COP26 Climate Summit could be moved online, as Covid-19 cases continue to soar around the world just eight months out from the vital global meeting that the UK is set to co-host in Glasgow.
Last week, EU Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans, Mr Huang Runqiu, China's Minister for Ecology and Environment, and Mr Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada's Minister for Environment and Climate Change, co-convened the 5th session of the Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA).
The make-or-break decade for our planet has begun. In an event co-hosted with the European Investment Bank, the President and other College members discussed the steps to be taken between now and 2030 to avert the most devastating effects of climate change.
A global initiative attempting to set out measures to accelerate progress towards net-zero carbon emissions in advance of the critical UN climate summit, known as COP26, later this year is to be convened in Ireland.
Bells and gongs sounded at temples and churches on multiple continents last week as part of a major day-long campaign mounted by religious organisations around the world that has been billed as the largest multi-faith day of climate action ever.
Despite 64 countries cutting carbon emissions associated with fossil fuels during the 2016-2019 period, the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change, a major international study has found.