Friday June 5, 2020

Climate change report punches a hole in Irish image

The very heart of who we are has never been tapped and called upon in this climate debate, so that we could stand up together and protect what we have left

16th November, 2017
Citizens' Assembly: telling us what we already know on climate change? Pic: RollingNews.ie

This week’s global Climate Change Performance Index results punch a large hole in the cleverly-created portrait of modern Ireland. This country routinely boasts about its global capabilities: major banks located here, leading software firms, English speaking, high levels of good education, leader in small business innovation – it’s thriving by these measures, with strong exports worldwide.

All of this is no accident. Such achievements are the result of hard work, investment...

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