Klimarådet will find fast means to reduce CO2

Klimarådet will help policy-makers to find solutions that can quickly help to settle the klimaloven. As part of the klimaloven it from the political side deci

Klimarådet will find fast means to reduce CO2

Klimarådet will help policy-makers to find solutions that can quickly help to settle the klimaloven.

As part of the klimaloven it from the political side decided to Klimarådet to the next year must come up with a recommendation for a sub-target in 2025.

In this work, with the starting point in the goal of reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases by 70 percent by 2030, to be seen in the funds that may be in use already now.

It tells Klimarådets president, Peter Møllgaard.

And then we need to look at whether this is ambitious enough, compared to that we should point towards 2030 and in fact towards climate neutrality by 2050, he says.

Klimarådet, which was set up by the SR government in 2014/15, has as general objective to advise on how Denmark converted to a climate neutral society in 2050.

Why have the members of the council also has already considerable experience and expertise to advise policymakers on climate work.

In connection with the recently concluded budget, there are, for example, incorporated several recommendations from the council in a greater or less degree, says Peter Møllgaard.

- But there are also other things to take of.

- There are tools we can apply to agriculture, to the heavy transport and in fact the rest of society, which you can start immediately, says Klimarådets president.

As part of the klimaloven, who on Friday evening met with support from a majority in parliament, it is agreed that Klimarådets must be provided with extra resources, and that the council go from having six rådmedlemmer to eight members.

- The additional members means that we in the Klimarådet can be even wider complex and carry out the very complex role, as it is to divert to Denmark to be climate-neutral society.

- And the extra funds to Klimarådets secretariat of the finance is totally necessary to be able to solve the gigantic task we face, says Peter Møllgaard.

the Members of the Klimarådet have professional expertise in all aspects of the transition to a climate neutral society.

sitting thus, members who have special expertise in, among other things, energy, buildings, transport, agriculture and economy.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 07 December 2019, 12:00

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