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Government slammed over carbon tax snub

We must encourage use of more sustainable technologies

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
15th November, 2018
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ESRI assesses impact of Budget 2019. Pic: RollingNews.ie

One of the world’s leading experts on sustainability has slammed the government’s decision not to directly address carbon taxes in the budget last month, and warned that Brexit is a major threat to combating climate change.

Dr Rachel Armstrong, professor of experimental architecture at University of Newcastle, told The Sunday Business Post that she wanted to see direct measures taken to encourage use of more sustainable technologies.

“I’d like to see...

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