Long-awaited energy policy is undemocratic
The Green Paper’s failure to address certain issues may be at the expense of the public, writes Peter Nolan.
If you still suffer from the delusion that we live in a democracy, then Ireland’s prospective new energy policy should open your eyes. Last Sunday saw the publication of the Green Paper on energy, the most significant planning document on energy for 20 years. The Green Paper promises investment in new technologies and a new focus on protecting the environment.
However, as usually happens in Irish politics, politicians are instead granting privileges to special...
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