Green Party Warns Local Councils Don't Have Funds For A New Climate Plan

That's the message from an Offaly councillor.

The Green Party believes county councils don't have the funds to implement a new Climate Action initiative.

Offaly's Pippa Hackett is making the comments after 31 local authorities signed up to a new Charter to ensure that they play a key role in meeting climate commitments by 2030. 

Under the plans, the councils will have to consider sustainable development and climate resilience into every aspect of the work they do.

Cllr. Hackett says, while the move to address the climate crisis is welcomed, there won't be the money to do it: 

 

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