Cleaning up the government’s green disaster

Global warming has become a mainstream political concern over the last few years.

14th October, 2006

Global warming has become a mainstream political concern over the last few years. Climate scientists have firmed up their view that the Earth’s climate is under threat from greenhouse gas emissions, that major costs will be imposed and that current policies to control emissions are inadequate.

So the government’s long-delayed green paper on energy policy, towards a sustainable energy future for Ireland released two weeks ago, is timely.

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