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Gormley under pressure to deliver Climate Bill

6 Dec 2010

Politico.ie

MALACHY BROWNE

Pressure mounted this week on Green Party leader and Minister of the Environment John Gormley to publish the Climate Bill promised in December 2009. Then, John Gormley said the bill would be delivered by the end of 2010. By Malachy Browne.

On 11 December 2009, John Gormley unveiled the Framework for the Climate Change Bill 2010 which he described as "the cornerstone of our efforts in meeting ever more demanding national and international obligations post-Kyoto".

Deputy Gormley said: "If we don't prepare properly for the climate change impacts that are already occurring and which will intensify over the next number of decades the long-term costs to the exchequer and to society in general will be immense."

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