Emissions are unlikely to fall this year, EPA head warns
Comments cast doubt on the country’s ability to meet its climate action targets
It is “hard to see” how carbon emissions will fall this year, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency has said.
Laura Burke, the EPA’s director general, told the Business Post that it was unlikely that emissions would drop in the primary sectors of agriculture, energy and transport during 2022.
Her comments raise doubts about the ability of the country to hits its targets on emissions reductions. This is the second year of the first ...