Ireland’s Prospective Coalition Outlines Ambitious Climate Programme

Source: Desmog UK


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Ireland’s three prospective coalition partners have just agreed the strongest commitments to climate and environmental action in over a decade.

The newly published Programme for Government, agreed after weeks of negotiations between the centrist Fianna Fáil, centre-right Fine Gael, and Green parties, is “the most progressive programme for government from a climate point of view that we’ve seen,” according to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) contributor and former An-Taisce President, Professor John Sweeney.