Here are two different headlines about the same piece of scientific research published in the journal Nature Climate Change. First from the Guardian. Climate Crisis: Scientists spot warning signs of Gulf Stream Collapse followed by the sub headline.

“A shutdown would have devastating global impacts and must not be allowed to happen, researchers say”

And here is the same story from RTE, the National State Broadcaster, the one the Irish public funds and expects to keep us informed. Atlantic currents weaken, signalling weather changes

And in the meantime, Southern Europe burns.

This level of reporting from RTE has to stop.