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Frequency of extreme Irish rain events projected to rise 30% - Irish Times

Ireland is set for dramatic changes in its weather as early as mid-century, Met Éireann's head of research told the Citizens' Assembly today. The impacts are likely to include a large decrease in overall rainfall as average temperatures are set to ...and more »

Irish failing 'spectacularly' in response to climate change - Irish Times

Ireland has “failed spectacularly” in its response to the challenges posed by climate change over the last 15 years, the Citizens' Assembly has been told. The assembly, which is considering how the State can become a leader in tackling climate change ...and more »

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

After deliberating on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution on abortion and how to approach Ireland's ageing population, the Citizens' Assembly has turned its attention to climate change and how the State can become a global leader in the field.and more »

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 »

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 »

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 »