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We shouldn’t get bogged down in a turf war when it comes to the future of the planet

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The longest distance between two places in Ireland is the gap between urban and rural dwellers. This latest frenzy shows the hallmarks of that divide, but also reveals a trend in political life: conceding ground to special-interest groups with no regard for the long-term costs.

When you mix grannies (very gently) into the mix, emotions will inevitably run high. So we have some TDs jumping to the rescue of people who are determined to keep burning turf because their families have been doing it for generations. Meanwhile, other politicians insist that the cost of cheap fuel is too high when compared to the environmental damage caused not only by air pollution but also by the devastation of peatland ecosystems.

https://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/we-shouldnt-get-bogged-down-in-a-turf-war-when-the-planets-future-is-at-stake-41555297.html We shouldn’t get bogged down in a turf war when it comes to the future of the planet

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