Climate Panel Urges Irish Action

Dr Sean Healy and Michelle Murphy of Social Justice Ireland.

April / May 2015 By Irish America Staff

The Irish government must plan for coherent, sustainable long-term development or rue the drastic consequences of global climate change, policy practitioners Social Justice Ireland warned at a seminar on Climate Justice and Policy Coherence in February.

“Our current consumption behavior cannot be sustained without exceeding the bio-physical limits of the planet,” according to Dara Lynott, Deputy Director-General of the Environmental Protection Agency. “This means we have to rethink, and redesign, what we mean by social and economic prosperity.” ♦

 

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