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

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 of actions in the ...