The NFLA All Ireland Sustainable Energy Forum notes the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) sober assessment of the state of the environment and the need for dramatic and radical action to reach climate change targets in 2030 and 2050. The report is not a surprise for the Forum as we have been consistently calling for a more ambitious policy in reducing carbon emissions and transforming the energy system in favour of renewables. The seventh EPA report considers the current state of the environment in Ireland, across important areas like climate, air and water quality, waste and agriculture. The three key findings of the report include: The need to establish a national environmental policy position. A full implementation of current environmental policies already in place. Establishing a greater link between the environment and health.
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