Ireland projected to fall well short of climate targets, says EPA

EPA Projections indicate that: Ireland will achieve a reduction of 29 per cent in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 compared to a target of 51 per cent. Almost all sectors are on a trajectory to exceed their national sectoral emissions ceilings for 2025 and 2030, including Agriculture, Electricity Transport and Industry. The first two […]

Taoiseach urged to convene Coalition party leaders to agree climate targets – “Serious concern” as Agriculture only sector holding out for easier targets

Friends of the Earth has urged the Taoiseach to convene the Coalition party leaders to break the deadlock over agricultural pollution. The environmental campaigning organisation has written to the Taoiseach [1] expressing “serious concern” that the Government missed its own deadline this week to agree binding “sectoral emissions ceilings” for industry, transport, electricity, buildings and […]