Focus moves to EU emissions plans after Paris deal

Negotiations on emission will commence in the spring

13th December, 2015
Actor Sean Penn speaks at COP21 climate summit Pic: Bloomberg

The focus on Ireland’s climate change obligations will shift in the new year to negotiations with EU member states following the conclusion of the COP21 global summit in Paris last night.

Delegates were expected to agree on a final text in Paris last night, after French president François Hollande urged the summit to make history.

An ambitious text circulated on Friday night pledges to keep the rise in global temperatures to...

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