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9623: IRELAND SLIGHTLY BEHIND EU AVERAGE FOR GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTIONS

Wednesday 09 December 2020
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Ireland is making slow progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

New figures from the European Commission show that since 2005, the European Union has reduced its emissions by 19 per cent.

Emissions have now been reduced by 24% compared to 1990 levels.  

Tim Hayes of the European Commission says the figures for Ireland since 2005 show a decrease of 14 per cent.

Interviewee: Tim Hayes | Clip duration: 0 minutes 14 seconds | Outwords: 14 per cent