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”

10th September, 2017
Climate change minister Denis Naughten

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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