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Citizens' Assembly hears that Government is 'long fingering' climate change policy -

THE Government is "long fingering" climate change policy while engaging in a "trade off" placing economic success as a priority above the country's environmental future, an Irish climate expert claimed. Joseph Curtin, senior research fellow on climate ...and more »

'This is no easy task': Citizens' Assembly takes on climate change - Irish Times

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Citizens' Assembly holds 'inspiring' discussions on climate change -

The two-day Citizens' Assembly on how Ireland can become a global leader in tackling climate change was described as "inspiring" by Chairperson Ms Justice Mary Laffoy. Ms Justice Laffoy said that it had been a very successful Assembly and had given the ...and more »

Heavy rainfall events on course to increase by 30%, Citizens' Assembly hears -

The Citizens' Assembly meeting in Malahide, Co Dublin, has heard warnings from Met Éireann that the frequency of heavy rainfall events in Ireland is on course to increase by 30% while average summer temperatures could rise by 2C. The director-general ...and more »

Column: 'It's becoming impossible to be a climate change denier' -

THIS WEEKEND'S SESSION of the Citizens' Assembly will explore “How the State can make Ireland a Leader in Tackling Climate Change”. It's an ambitious call to action when considered in the light of Ireland's pitifully slow progress to date in becoming a ...and more »

Citizen's Assembly hears how people can make their homes more energy efficient - Irish Examiner

Update 4.53pm: A meeting of the Citizen's Assembly on climate change in Dublin is hearing how people can make their homes more energy efficient. The 99 citizens as well as a panel of experts are gathering in Malahide Castle to discuss policy changes ...and more »