Budget 2016 is not future proof, warn environmental groups

Published by Ian Carey on

[x_section style=”margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; padding: 45px 0px 45px 0px; “][x_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” bg_color=”” style=”margin: 0px auto 0px auto; padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px; “][x_column bg_color=”” type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px; “][x_text class=”justify-text “]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.[/x_text][x_button size=”regular” block=”false” circle=”false” icon_only=”false” href=”http://environmentalpillar.ie/press-release-budget-2016-is-not-future-proof/” title=”” target=”blank” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””]Click here to read the full press release[/x_button][/x_column][/x_row][/x_section]

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Ian Carey

Ian is the editor of the Green News. He works as Communications Manger with the Irish Environmental Network.