It's the Environment, Stupid

Hatnuah has absorbed the Green Movement, but only Meretz and Hadash emphasize green issues in their election platforms.

Environmental issues are barely registering in the current election campaign, even though they raise important existential concerns such as energy and water supply, building plans for the coming years, public health and distribution of natural resources. This week several parties started rolling out their environmental platforms and perhaps this will help spark public and political discussion.