Campaigns

Economy
13 May 2010

Low-carbon future

We're heading towards a low-carbon future. Northern Ireland can build on it's traditionally strong industries to build a sustainable economy. Industries like:

  • Construction
    low-energy building techniques and materials
  • Engineering
    renewables and public transport
  • Food and farming
    organic food sold at farmers' markets

Welfare

The economy should not just be about making money. It should ensure people are happy and healthy too.

Wealth and progress need to be redefined to take account of quality of life not just standard of living.

Did you know?

despite rises in standards of living, quality of life has not increased for over 30 years.

New Economics Foundation

Green New Deal >

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