Dáil debates

Thursday, 4 November 2021

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions

Climate Change Policy

10:30 am

Photo of Bernard DurkanBernard Durkan (Kildare North, Fine Gael) | Oireachtas source

17. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the extent to which he and his Department continue to monitor progress towards meeting carbon emission requirements with a view to, in the first instance, providing for alternative electricity generation by way of wind, solar, wave or other alternatives or the most likely options to make a serious impact on providing renewable energy within five years, thus eliminating the need for negative impacts on the agrifood sector or other sectors deemed to be central to carbon reduction; if an evaluation has been done as to the extent of such a reduction within a five-year period in the event of a dramatically reduced dependence on fossil-generated electricity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52711/21]


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