Information
Location: Ireland

Sectors: Sustainable energy: access, efficiency and renewables; Green industry, material efficiency and waste minimization; Sustainable Cities and Built Environment;

By: Ireland

Type: National

Source: The Government of Ireland

Year: 2007


The National Development Plan of Ireland (2007-2013)
The environment chapter of the National Development Plan of Ireland covers transport, waste management, climate change, environmental research, and sustainable energy.

This policy brings together different sectoral investment policies into one overall framework, in order to promote co-ordination and alignment between sectoral policies, providing a financial framework within which government departments and agencies can plan and deliver the implementation of public investment. The Plan emphasises the importance attached to several horizontal themes, including environmental sustainability. The environment chapter covers transport, waste management, climate change, environmental research, and sustainable energy. The NDP set out a strong financial framework to enable Ireland to tackle environmental challenges over the period 2007 13. In 2007, investment programmes with a direct impact on promoting environmental sustainability exceeded EUR 1.3 billion.
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