Will Ireland be able to meet the recommended carbon budgets?


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This week, the Climate Change Advisory Council unveiled its recommendations for two, five-year carbon budgets aimed at reducing the State’s carbon emissions by 51 per cent by 2030. But are these targets feasible? Despite the Covid lockdown last year, carbon emissions fell by only 3.6% in Ireland, casting doubt on Ireland’s ability to meet the upcoming climate objectives. Joining Ciaran Hancock to discuss the enormity of the task ahead for business, industry and individuals is Cliff Taylor and Kevin O’Sullivan of the Irish Times.

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