Briefing: Environmental impact of balloons and sky lanterns – and the local government response

Policy product type
Specially commissioned briefing for LGiU Ireland
Published date
July 24, 2018
Author
Isla Whateley, LGiU Ireland
Categories
Culture and sport, Health, public health, adult social care, Rural issues, Sustainability, climate change and the environment

This Swift Read outlines the risks and dangers associated with the release of balloons and lanterns, the responses that local authorities in the UK and Ireland have taken under mounting pressure, and what more might be done.

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