BUDGET 2018: Greens back call to equalize cost of diesel

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Immediate Release Ireland’s leading environmental coalition welcomes the Green Party’s support of its proposal to equalise the cost of diesel and petrol in Budget 2018. Launching its alternative budget this morning, the Greens also outlined their support for the Environmental Pillar’s proposal for the inclusion of an aggregates levy. [1][2] The Pillar – a coalition of 26 environmental organisations – welcomes this …

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Departments of Transport and Agriculture need to face up to climate change and play their part in cutting Ireland’s emissions.

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The Environmental Pillar are calling on Ministers Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney to stop burying their heads in the sand over Ireland’s climate change commitments.  While the government has cut emissions in some areas the EPA figures released today show that the Agriculture and Transport sectors alone have set Ireland on course to miss our 2020 emission commitments, going above …

Ian CareyDepartments of Transport and Agriculture need to face up to climate change and play their part in cutting Ireland’s emissions.