Environment

Govt's 2025 carbon free target unreachable for vehicle fleet

Ian Llewellyn and Andy Fyers
Wed, 24 Mar 2021

Progress has been patchy across agencies in pursuing the carbon free target.
Ian Llewellyn and Andy Fyers
Wed, 24 Mar 2021
Government agencies are making slow progress in reducing vehicle emissions despite years of urging from ministers with officials saying more leadership and money is required.Since 2018, all agencies have been told to reduce their vehicle emissions with the goal initially to be carbon-free where practical by 2025. Based on current trends, this will not be close to being achieved.This target date will become more urgent for departments as, under current policy, they will then have to pay to offset vehicle emissions.This offset charge will apply w...

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