Green day: how we could reduce carbon emissions by 7%
What, exactly, would we have to do to meet the Green Party’s red-line condition for entering government? We asked some climate change experts
Last Thursday, the Green Party issued a list of conditions for entering government as part of tentative early talks with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.
Right at the top of that list was a red-line commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a rate of at least 7 per cent every year for the next ten years.
The figure was not plucked out of thin air. The United Nations environment programme released its emissions...
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