Trocaire climate change call

The government needs to support sharp increases in EU emission reduction targets and ban carbon credits linked to human rights abuse, according to a new report from Trocaire.

15th October, 2011

The government needs to support sharp increases in EU emission reduction targets and ban carbon credits linked to human rights abuse, according to a new report from Trocaire.

The aid agency said there was a need for a ‘‘new development paradigm’’ that reflected the need for national and international legislation to curb the threat of climate change and develop sustainable practices.

The report calls on the government to support emission reduction...

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