Rising global temperatures caused by human activity are making the heatwaves gripping the northern hemisphere more likely, scientists warn.

Rains have failed for a third consecutive season in East Africa, wilting crops, killing livestock and entrenching a long drought that has pushed millions into hunger, the United Nations said this w

A forest worker was killed and 2,500 people evacuated on the Canary island of La Palma after a forest fire was reportedly started by a German burning soiled toilet paper.

The proportion of children in consistent poverty almost doubled during the recession while women lost 6 per cent more of their income than men, a report from the independent think tank Tasc shows.

Report says amount of methane produced per head of cattle has increased since 1990

From a dirt road overlooking the valley the landscape looks more like an abandoned quarry than what it is: the single source of sustenance for a community of thousands.

Portmarnock, Claremont and Sutton among seven beaches affected by sewage contamination

The Government is to sign an agreement on Monday with nine northern European countries to further offshore wind-energy development.

New research on climate change is said to have ‘significant ramifications’ for Ireland

People Before Profit TD for Dublin South Central Bríd Smith says a plan to charge people for recycling is a retrograde step and damaging for the environment.