The latest estimate is that Ireland will fall short of the 2020 target by 6 per cent.
The inclusion of a “climate justice” clause came as a surprise as Fine Gael had originally argued against it.
However, Taoiseach Enda Kenny agreed with Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan in the Dáil last month that such a clause should form part of the Bill. Climate justice attempts to address perceived injustices caused by climate change.
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