Local government reforms won’t deliver on sustainable development unless changes made

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7 November 2013:  The Environmental Pillar is warning that proposed local government reforms have excluded sustainable development from their core structures, putting the stability of our economy and communities at risk. Environmental Pillar spokesperson Michael Ewing said: “Let’s not repeat the mistakes of the past. During the Celtic tiger, environmental sustainability was left out of government decision-making.  As a result …

Ian CareyLocal government reforms won’t deliver on sustainable development unless changes made

NESC support for greening the economy is welcomed by environmental groups

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7 November 2013: The Environmental Pillar, a coalition of 27 national environmental NGOs, welcomes the National Social and Economic Council (NESC) support for the greening of the Irish economy in its Report No.135  Ireland’s Five-Part Crisis, Five Years On: Deepening Reform and Institutional Innovation, published today.Michael Ewing, spokesperson for the Environmental Pillar, said:”Human society emerged from, and is entirely reliant …

Ian CareyNESC support for greening the economy is welcomed by environmental groups