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Simon Coveney Says Greens Need To be More Realistic On Carbon Emissions

The Tanaiste has warned the Green Party can forget its demands for a seven percent reduction in carbon emissions if it hurts farmers.

Simon Coveney has told today's Irish Examiner that Fine Gael is willing to work with Eamon Ryan's party, but its wishes must be "realistic".
Minister Coveney has said he would rather another election than let farmers down by hitting them with more carbon taxes

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