Irish Rural Link Submission to Citizens Assembly on Climate Action

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by Louise Lennon

As Ireland has set out its targets for climate change under the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals, there are measures that now need to be taken to ensure that these targets are achieved. However, all measures taken on climate change must be poverty proofed. Those who are most vulnerable and living on fixed or low income are often more at risk of being pushed into or further into poverty. Measures, such as carbon taxes taken must ensure that this group are protected. Full Submission available here

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