Daniel Murray: The five key takeaways of the climate action plan

It’s a complex, multi-layered and even intimidating document – so here is a quick-read guide to the government’s new strategy to reduce emissions and fight climate change

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
7th November, 2021
Daniel Murray: The five key takeaways of the climate action plan
There is no mention of any planned reduction in herd numbers in the Climate Action Plan. Picture: Getty

The launch of the climate action plan last week was a seminal moment in Ireland’s climate journey, and one of the most important initiatives the Green Party will undertake during its term in government.

It undoubtedly represents a step change in the country’s approach to climate action, and as a living document it will likely serve as a strong foundation for even greater ambition in the years ahead.

However, with hundreds...

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