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New Report: Ireland Is Getting Warmer Because Of Global Climate Change.

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The Status of Ireland's Climate has been compiled the the EPA, Met Eireann and the Marine Institute.

Global climate change means Ireland is getting warmer and wetter - according to a new report.

"The Status of Ireland's Climate" has been conducted by Environmental Protection Agency, Met Eireann and the Marine Institute, comes just days after a global report from the IPCC showed climate change is a 'Code Red for humanity'.

Today's localised report shows sea level rises around the coast and a longer growing season on land.

John Hanley, Climate Scientist from Met Eireann, says climate change in Ireland is in line with the planet.


While the report indicates Ireland is facing more droughts, more rain and more coastal flooding in the years to comE.

Ireland is not known for weather extremes, but John Hanley says there will be a change

Frank McGovern, the EPA's chief climate scientist and says sea levels are also a worry

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