Climate & Environment

Governments need to be more ambitious to address global warming issues, says expert

IPCC member Peter Thorne points to ‘major gap’ between between emissions reductions needed and governments’ pledges

Peter Thorne, professor in climate change at NUI Maynooth: ‘We have all the solutions we need to halve emissions this decade. The Irish government has to show the type of leadership it displayed during the pandemic to deliver immediate and steep emissions cuts in a fair way.’ Picture: Maura Hickey