Electricity emissions need to fall by 18% a year, new data shows
To hit climate targets residential emissions will have to fall by 15% a year from next year while those in industry will need to be reduced by 14% annually
Electricity emissions will have to fall by 18 per cent a year from next year if newly published 2025 carbon budget targets are to be met, new figures show.
Data compiled by Hannah Daly, a professor at the school of engineering in University College Cork, reveals the scale of the task ahead in all sectors. The data is based on newly published sectoral ceilings for each carbon budget period, 2021-2025 and 2026-2030, which were released ...