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Coverage of the IPCC report

3 Oct 2013

On Friday 27th the Interngovernmental Panel of Climate Change released its long awaited Fifth Assessment of climate change science. And Stop Climate Chaos held a pedal-powered event in the Science Gallery to highglight the report and its findings.

Here's the official two-page version of the IPCC report.

And here's a sample of the coverage of the report and the Stop Climate Chaos reaction to it.

It was the lead item on the RTE Nine O'Clock News, including interviews with Friends of the Earth Director, Oisin Coghlan, and Professor John Sweeney of NUIM, Ireland's leading climate scientist.

Also on Friday

TV3: The 5:30 News, report by Aisling Ní Choisdealbha. Interview with John Sweeney and Oisin Coghlan: http://www.tv3.ie/news_sub_page.php?video_id=69467&locID=1.2.885

RTÉ One: Morning Edition.  Interview with John Sweeney and Oisín Coghlan. http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/10202537/

TV3: Interview with Oisín Coghlan on FYI. http://www.tv3.ie/news_sub_page.php?locID=1.2.887

RTÉ News: ‘IPCC report finds 95% probability most global warming man-made’ by Will Goodbody. Interview with John Sweeney. http://www.rte.ie/news/2013/0927/476728-ipcc-climate-change/

RTÉ: Six One News report by Samantha Libreri. Interviews with Oisín Coghlan, Gavin Harte, and John Sweeney. http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/10202641/

TheJournal.ie: ‘Column: What does the climate change report mean for Ireland?’ by John Sweeney. http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/climate-change-report-ireland-impact-1103312-Sep2013/

And on Saturday 28th

The Irish Times (lead front page article): ‘Human influence on climate change a ‘clarion call’ to global community’ by Frank McDonald. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/human-influence-on-climate-change-a-clarion-call-to-global-community-1.1543077

The Irish Times: ‘Ireland could become magnet for 'climate refugees'’ by Olivia Kelly. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/ireland-could-become-magnet-for-climate-refugees-1.1543056

Irish Independent: ‘It’s official: humans cause climate change’ by Aideen Sheehan. http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/its-official-humans-cause-climate-change-29617016.html

Irish Independent (opinion editorial): ‘We ignore global warming at our peril, and at huge cost to economy’ by John Sweeney. http://www.independent.ie/opinion/analysis/professor-john-sweeney-we-ignore-global-warming-at-our-peril-and-at-huge-cost-to-economy-29617144.html

Herald.ie: ‘Climate change debate heats up as UN blame us’ by Aideen Sheehan. http://www.herald.ie/news/climate-change-debate-heats-up-as-un-blame-us-29617393.html

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