Garvey Slams Government “Hypocrisy” On Climate Change

A Clare Green Party Councillor is slamming the government for its “hypocrisy” in declaring a climate emergency.

Róisín Garvey is angry at news that the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s retrofit programme has run out of money.

The scheme provided 50% of the funding to upgrade the energy efficiency for older homes in Ireland and the Green Party says the fact that this has happened makes a mockery of government attempts to take climate change seriously.


Inagh Cllr Garvey says this means the recently declared climate emergency is laughable: