National Climate Agreement - Emissions reductions goals

Last updated: 19 July 2021

The Climate Act calls for a 49% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, compared to 1990 levels, and a 95% reduction by 2050. The National Climate Agreement contains agreements with the sectors on what they will do to help achieve these climate goals. The participating sectors are: electricity, industry, built environment, traffic and transport, and agriculture and land use. Some impacts include enhancing the energy efficiency of 1,5 million homes and a reduction of 1 Megaton CO2 for utility buildings, new buildings will no longer be heated with natural gas; existing buildings need to be improved to enable fossil-free heating as well, energy tax system improved with stronger incentives for energy efficiency and CO2-reduction, and all new passenger cars to be emission-free by 2030.  

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