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Should We Introduce City Congestion Charges To Reduce Emissions?

Congestion charges for Dublin and Cork should be considered by the government to reduce greenhous...

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15.09 13 Apr 2021


Should We Introduce City Congestion Charges To Reduce Emissions?


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15.09 13 Apr 2021


Congestion charges for Dublin and Cork should be considered by the government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, that’s according to a new report published yesterday by Environment Minister Eamon Ryan. The charges, already in place in a number of cities around the world, discourage the use of cars in cities. Traffic in London reduced by almost 20 per cent since its introduction in 2003 – so is it time we considered the charge here? To discuss this further we were joined on the show by Environmental Journalist and Commentator John Gibbons.

 

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