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Ireland becomes second country to declare ‘climate emergency’

Ireland has become the second country in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency.

  • Cristina Abellan Matamoros
  • euronews

It happened after the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) report on Climate Action was accepted by the government and opposition parties without a vote.

Ireland followed in the footsteps of the United Kingdom, which declared a climate emergency earlier this month after 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addressed MPs urging more climate action and…

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