Climate change clock is ticking, so before it’s too late, have your say on our future
Irish Independent Opinion Piece - Sat 5th Feb 2022
Ireland is starting late on climate action, and we need to start stronger. The public have until Tuesday to demand ambitious carbon budgets with no stalling and no spinning.
The latest international report on climate change was described by the UN as a “code red for humanity”. It warned that the crisis is “widespread, rapid and intensifying”.
Every week, in every part of the world, we see communities under water, homes lost to wildfire, families forced to flee, crops failing and habitats destroyed. If global temperatures rise by more than 1.5C, these events......