Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning.

CSO data

Status: Greenhouse gas emissions rising

13.2.1 Ireland’s first statutory National Adaptation Framework (NAF) was published on 19 January 2018. The NAF sets out the national strategy to reduce the vulnerability of the country to the negative effects of climate change and to avail of positive impacts. The NAF was developed under the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015.

13.2.2 In 2021, Ireland’s GHG emissions were 61.53 Mt CO2eq, which was 4.7% higher than 2020.

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