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Local Green Party representative says updated Climate Action Bill "is a huge moment for the country"

Mar 24, 2021 13:03 By News Northern Sound
Local Green Party representative says updated Climate Action Bill "is a huge moment for the country" Local Green Party representative says updated Climate Action Bill "is a huge moment for the country"
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A local Green Party representative says the updated Climate Action Bill "is a huge moment for the party and the country as a whole". The

A local Green Party representative says the updated Climate Action Bill "is a huge moment for the party and the country as a whole".

The Environment Minister and Green Party Leader, Eamon Ryan, brought the updated bill to Cabinet yesterday.

It includes plans to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, as well as climate neutrality by 2050.

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Local representative Tate Donnelly says "every part of society will have to play its part" to meet these commitments.

While Tate called these targets "ambitious", he added that it's the "minimum we have to do".

The Green Party rep told Shannonside Northern Sound that rural areas could benefit from new jobs that will be required to deliver on these climate targets:

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