Link carbon tax to emissions targets, urges IEA

Link carbon tax to emissions targets, urges IEA
Transport challenge 'daunting', says IEA. Pic: Rollingnews.ie

The energy body has warned that Ireland’s overall energy system remains heavily reliant on fossil fuels, and is on course to miss carbon emissions reduction targets for 2020 'by a large margin'

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has urged the government to look at triggering automatic rises in carbon taxes when emission targets are not met.

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