The Irish Times view on carbon tax: an equitable transition - The Irish Times

The Irish Times view on carbon tax: an equitable transition  The Irish TimesThere has been, on the surface, a remarkable shift in national thinking about environmental issues. Scenarios only recently dismissed as alarmist are now adopted by almost the entire Oireachtas: witness the Joint Committee on Climate Action report, and the Climate and Biodiversity Emergency declaration. It not so clear, however, that most political leaders, and most of the general public, have yet grasped just how radical the changes needed are. Nor should the comeback of the Green Party lead anyone to complacently imagine that the climate arguments have all been accepted by everyone. The G...