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Seven climate change experts on how to cut emissions by 7%

Following on from Sunday’s article in which experts were asked what we could do to meet the Green Party’s red-line condition for entering government, today we publish their detailed responses in full

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

27th April, 2020
Experts believe any plan to reduce carbon emissions by 7 per cent annually would have to involve congestion charging and increased public transport use.

On Sunday April 26 we published “Green day: how we could reduce carbon emissions by 7%”.

Several leading climate experts were interviewed and each made numerous and detailed proposals on how the country‘s emissions could be reduced by the level being sought by the Green Party – an annual reduction of 7.6 per cent.

Percentages can be hard to fathom, and so it is better to think of this potential target in...

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