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.

According to the BBC, 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 areas around the UK have also said there is a climate emergency.

There is no single definition, but many areas say they want to be carbon-neutral by 2030.

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