On this week’s episode:

The world just experienced its hottest April on record, extending an 11-month streak in which each month was the hottest recorded month on record. The startling statistics are contained in the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) monthly bulletin. We hear from its Climate Scientist Julien Nicolas.

Two students from Drogheda have taken home a prestigious EirGrid Cleaner Climate Award following their success at the SciFest@College 2024 regional competition. Representing St Mary’s Diocesan School, fourth year students, Matthias Schazmann and Eoin Ó Grainne impressed judges with their scientific project entitled ‘Compost Immersion’.

New research on attitudes to climate change has found people are most concerned about how their transport choices affect the climate. A study by the ESRI looked at the day-to-day choices of 1 thousand 200 adults and how they felt about their emissions.