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Republic of Ireland declares Climate Emergency
Republic of Ireland has become only the second country in world to declare a climate emergency. Earlier on 1 May 2019, Britain’s parliament became the first in world to declare a climate emergency. Key Highlights The climate emergency declaration was passed by both the government and opposition parties of Ireland unanimously. Both agreed to an ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Climate Action report • Climate change • climate emergency • Extinction Rebellion • Global warming • Ireland • Oireachtas • United Kingdom
Ireland becomes 2nd country in world to declare a climate emergency
After United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland has officially become the 2nd country in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency. It happened after the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) report on Climate Action was accepted by the government and opposition parties without a vote. An amendment to a parliamentary report declaring a climate emergency ..
Topics: Climate emergency declaration • Demonstrations • Direct action • Extinction Rebellion • Nature • Oireachtas • Physical geography • Radical environmentalism
United Kingdom becomes first in world to declare climate emergency
The United Kingdom Parliament has become the first national legislative body in the world to pass national declaration (or motion) of an Environment and climate emergency. The move comes a week after 16-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg addressed UK lawmakers to demand more climate action, and in the wake of protests by climate action group ..
Topics: Carbon neutrality • Climate change • Climate change mitigation • Climate change policy • Direct action • Extinction Rebellion • Global warming • Greta Thunberg • Nature • September 2019 climate strikes • Vegetarians