13 October 2015

Malta: Towards a greener economy

Times of Malta 12 October 2015: Minister for Environment Leo Brincat recently launched the final phase of the public consultation pro-cess tied to Malta’s green economy plan. Hopefully this will lead to more sustainable policymaking and not to a green PR exercise with little follow-up, which Malta has been accustomed to under different administrations, and especially closer to elections.

A successful green economy plan should have a mix of both ambitious medium- and long-term goals as well as practical policies that can have an immediate impact in the short-term. Renewable and efficient energy use and proper water management should be given...read on.