Editorial: Carbon budgets are just the first signpost on our journey

Ireland’s goal of reducing overall carbon emissions by 51 per cent before 2030 will see the greatest transformation of our energy system Ardnacrusha was first developed

17th October, 2021
Editorial: Carbon budgets are just the first signpost on our journey
Ireland’s energy system will see the greatest transformation since Ardnacrusha was first developed. Picture: Getty

As we reveal in this edition of the Business Post, the government is on the verge of signing off on the carbon budgets that will set emissions reduction targets for each sector of our economy for the next decade.

The ultimate goal is for Ireland to reduce its overall carbon emissions by 51 per cent by 2030. It is an incredibly ambitious target but it is one that, as a society, we must strive for....

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