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Ireland on course to miss 2030 targets by a substantial shortfall

Monday, 24 June 2024
Emissions targets

Having missed the 2020 emission reductions targets, Ireland is not on course to miss the 2030 emission reduction targets by a substantial shortfall.  Ireland has set out a target of 51 per cent reduction in emissions by 2030 in the Climate Act.  The latest Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) greenhouse gas emissions projections for the period 2023-2050 shows that planned climate policies and measures, if fully implemented, could deliver up to 29 per cent emissions reduction by 2030 compared to 2018, a reduction of 4 per cent each year from 2023 to 2030. This is well below the 51 per cent target.

Having missed the 2020 emission reductions targets, Ireland is not on course to miss the 2030 emission reduction targets by a…

Corporation Taxes in Ireland

Monday, 17 June 2024
Progressive & Equitable Taxation

Meaghan Carmody - Using the SDGs to solve the just transition Rubik’s Cube

Thursday, 13 June 2024
SDG Rubik Cube

Well-being - Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) 2023

Monday, 10 June 2024
SILC 2023 Wellbeing

Basic Income for Artists

Tuesday, 4 June 2024
Basic Income

Addressing Ireland’s Housing Crisis: Urgent Policy Reforms Needed

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
Housing supply and demand

Ireland has been in the midst of a housing and homelessness crisis for almost a decade, with recent developments escalating at an alarming rate. The recently published report by the Housing…


sunrise over water

Mid-Summer’s Day

‘Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close’

Jon Ruskin

Social Infrastructure must keep pace with population growth

Monday, 27 May 2024
Retrofitting graphic

Temporary Budget measures concentrated in low income households

Tuesday, 21 May 2024

Locked Out of the Market - Just 38 properties available within HAP limits

Monday, 20 May 2024
Unaffordable Rent

Locked Out of the Market is a quarterly report published by the Simon Communities of Ireland based on a snapshot survey conducted over three consecutive days. This latest version published in…

Together for Children and Young People in Ireland

Thursday, 16 May 2024
Together for Children and Young People in Ireland cover

A new joint project Report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission ' Together for Children and Young People in Ireland - Towards a New…

Joe O'Connor - The Four-Day Work Week: Learnings from Companies at the Forefront of Work-Time Reduction

Monday, 13 May 2024
less working hours

Infrastructure planning and climate change

Monday, 6 May 2024
climate change

Earth Overshoot Day for Ireland 2024

Thursday, 2 May 2024
Country Overshoot Day 2024 Global graphic

Managing change - delivering fair outcomes in a time of transitions

Monday, 29 April 2024
Managing change