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Key priorities in programme for government

Climate Action Bill, 50,000 new homes and the scrapping of Direct Provision among measures

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

21st June, 2020
There is a commitment to an average 7 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions every year from 2021 to 2030

* Commitment to an average 7 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions every year from 2021 to 2030, with a new Climate Action Bill to be introduced in the first 100 days of the new government

* Retrofitting plan that would upgrade 500,000 homes by 2030 in order to make them warmer and more energy-efficient

* A total of €360 million to be spent on cycling and walking infrastructure every year of the government – with a commitment to an overall 2:1...

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