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Carbon Budget To Be Launched In Coming Days

The government's first ever Carbon Budget will be launched in the coming days in order to meet climate targets.

The government's first ever Carbon Budget will be launched in the coming days in order to meet climate targets. The programme for government's committed to a 51 per cent reduction in emissions by 2030 and to achieve net-zero carbon by 2050. Reports suggest the agri sector will have to cut its emissions by a fifth, and the electricity sector by 80 per cent. Marie Donnelly, Chair of the Climate Change Advisory Council, says the targets are ambitious and everyone will have to make changes;

 

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