Lobbyist accuses Naughten of ‘dithering’ on climate change
Naughten’s failure to include a specific subsidy for solar energy described as “akin to climate change denial”
Climate change minister Denis Naughten has been accused of behaviour “akin to climate change denial” by a former government TD turned top energy lobbyist.
Michael McCarthy, chief executive of the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA), said Naughten’s failure to include a specific subsidy for solar energy in last week’s consultation on renewable energy subsidies is “akin to climate change denial”.
He said the state would miss its...
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