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Coalition's climate policy shift condemned

4 Nov 2011

Coalition's climate policy shift condemned

The Irish Times, Friday 4th November

Harry McGee

THE GOVERNMENT'S shift of policy on climate change has been criticised by the Green Party and environmental bodies but praised by the Irish Farmers' Association and business lobby group Ibec.


On food security, Molly Walsh of Friends of the Earth said that with seven billion people it was more important than ever to reduce carbon emissions.

"Ireland is never going to be the bread basket of the world and we must recognise the . . . impacts that climate change will have on our food security. Inaction . . . is a threat to food security, not action," she added.

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