We need to get serious about climate change

The Government needs to make a resolution that 2019 will be the year we finally get serious about climate change.

It has in recent days put forth options to meet environmental targets, with Environment Minster Richard Bruton announcing a crackdown on single-use plastics among other measures.

However, just like many New Year’s resolutions, the Government has often talked the talk on reducing our greenhouse gas emissions; it has rarely walked the walk.

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