529. The Cost of Carbon

It was a pleasure to be rejoined in the tortoise shack by investigative reporter with Noteworthy, Niall Sargent, to discuss his latest 2 part report into Ireland’s carbon emissions. Niall talks us through the key findings and tells us where we are starting to get things right, but also points out where we need to see significant improvements. We discuss why the State is paying 2.5 times more on fossil fuel subsidies than on climate supports and we delve into the Carbon Tax and how it is NOT being ringfenced for Climate Action.
Read the full article here: https://www.noteworthy.ie/cost-carbon-pt2-5421615-May2021/
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