Firstly, these ‘experts’ talk waffle on behalf of the rural population of Ireland. Secondly, they talk as if there are very few motoring vehicles outside of the main urban centres. In rural Ireland there are few, if any, charging points for any electric vehicles in small towns and villages. Also there is little or no public service transport. Tens of thousands of people live 20/30km from their nearest village and if lucky enough to find a charging point they would spend an enormous amount of time travelling to/from and waiting for the charge to complete itself. I have yet to hear any of the panellists mention tractors and other diesel-powered agricultural machinery. If the Government is serious about wanting fossil-free motoring, there should be grants to install the requisite charging points in rural homes and farms. I won’t hold my breath! George Coe, Gowran, Co Kilkenny (Nearest charging point – Thomastown, 18km) Fuelling climate change debate Sir — In your pre-Christmas leading article (Sunday Independent, December 23) illustrated by a view of our planet from outer space you wrote of its “fragility” and reminded your readers of the report of the UN Scientific panel in Poland and warnings thereof regarding… Read full this story
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