Climate change – the gift that keeps on taking
So, the latest dispatch from the edge of common sense comes courtesy of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and, quelle surprise, things aren't looking great for us here in Ireland.
In fact, according to the IPCC, climate change could lead to losses of €2bn a year to our agricultural sector and we face the possibility of droughts and floods, although presumably not at the same time.
But they are sure that Very Bad Things are going to happen and the only possible answer is to add more taxes to the average household's annual bill. Because you know what? We really aren't paying enough taxes as it is, are we?