Will new climate change committee just be a load of hot air?

Will new climate change committee just be a load of hot air?
Climate action committee faces big challenge. Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Environmental Protection Agency has said the state is going to miss its 2020 emissions reductions target and is on track to miss its 2030 targets as well – which will risk incurring EU fines of hundreds of millions of euro

The colourful Belgian Green Party MEP Philippe Lamberts recently told me a fantastic story about how hard it is to take action on climate change.

He had been working with IBM for 22 years. As part of his package, he had a company car with an unlimited fuel card.

But when he was elected to the European Parliament, he found it an enormous wrench to lose his...

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