Ireland: New Laws Will Ban Cars Fueled by Gasoline or Diesel
The Government is drafting new laws that would ban new petrol and diesel car registrations by 2030, as part of a strategy to protect the environment.
The aim is to ensure that one third of vehicles on the roads are electric in ten years’ time.
The Sunday Independent reported that Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton is planning to publish the law early in the new year.
The new measures will be included in the Climate Action Amendment Bill 2019.
It is understood that the bill will be developed further in conjunction with other departments.
The Government’s Climate Action Plan aims to reduce emissions and be carbon neutral by 2050.