Budget 2016 is not future proof, warn environmental groups

IENLogoTransparentThe Environmental Pillar, a coalition of 28 Irish national environmental NGOs, is now calling on the government to support the measures announced in the budget with a robust plan to help the transition to a low energy future.
Without effective planning for a carbon free future, it is communities and businesses that will pay the price through inefficient housing and expensive transport infrastructure.
In addition to the failure to position Ireland for the substantial emission reductions that we have signed up to, there is also a lack of commitment to the natural environment through a failure to provide essential support to the Environment Fund.

Click here to read the full press release