‘Critical’ gaps in coalition’s response to climate change — Advisory Council
The annual review found that Ireland failed to meet its 2020 target of a 20 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
There are “critical” gaps in the implementation of climate change measures in Ireland and the policy and ambition on the issue is “not yet translating into the necessary action”, the annual review of the Climate Change Advisory Council (CCAC) has found.
The independent advisory body highlighted a series of what it described as “implementation gaps” in the government’s approach.
It said Ireland failed to meet its 2020...
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