Seeing green || Israel's municipal elections spotlight environmental issues
Bike paths, clean air, coastal preservation are suddenly considered vote-getters.
Until a few years ago, it was hard to convince politicians that there was any electoral benefit in promoting environmental projects, such as bike paths. They were interested mostly in big projects such as paving roads and real estate developments. But over the past few years, environmental issues have been getting a great deal of attention in local elections. They are playing a larger...
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