In May 2019, Ireland became the 2nd country to declare a Climate Emergency.
The Republic of Ireland has declared a climate and biodiversity emergency.
A Fianna Fáil amendment to the Oireachtas report on Climate Action was accepted without a vote.
In May a national climate emergency was declared by the UK Parliament.
In Scotland targets are being set to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2045. Dozens of local areas around the UK have also said there is a climate emergency.