On this week’s episode:

Air turbulence is becoming more prevalent as climate changes, according to an analyst from an airline safety and product rating site. Speaking about the Singapore Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Bangkok last week after hitting severe turbulence, AirlineRatings’ Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas said that a university research in the UK has shown that incidents of severe turbulence have increased by 55% since 1984.

Ireland is on course to fall short of its carbon emissions targets. Analysis from the Environmental Protection Agency shows the State will reduce emissions by 29% by 2030 – far short of the government’s 51% target.

A group of small island states including Antigua and Barbuda and the Bahamas secured a win on climate change in an international court on Tuesday as they seek to combat rising sea levels.

The deadline for the 66th annual SuperValu TidyTowns Competition has passed and that only means one thing – soon teams of judges will be visiting over 1,000 towns and villages across the country to determine this year’s winners. The competition commenced in 1958 and has since become Ireland’s best-known sustainable and environmental initiative.