ESRI reducing Ireland's Energy Supply to ONE GAS WELL NON-PRODUCING
It was with great shock and puzzlement that the Irish public was informed yesterday that subsidies were to be removed from wind and wave in this serious era of climate concern, environmental pollution... as advised by the ESRI. Unbelievable to dare to suggest it in bald terms. And to further suggest that Ireland's energy supply be focussed on one Shell non-producing gas well as the answer to Ireland's energy needs. This well is said to last for 15 years. Is the State still in the blind in spite of all the criticisms about our building and our banking policies. Something really wrong with policy makers minds When will we ever learn?
So much for public stakeholder participation. Open the door to policy making in this country. This latter attempt to justify the Corrib project is blatant ingorance on the part of the ESRI. At worst it smacks of political influence and at the very worst of corruption. Policies are not about single projects. We alll know fruit has vitamins that are good for us but in saying that one does not in a policy about essential vitamins pick out one and promote it above the others unless one is in the advertising industry.