Israel rolls out plan to reduce carbon emissions by 2030
November 27, 2020
(Israel Hayom via JNS) — Israel’s Energy Ministry announced on Monday that the country plans to reduce carbon emissions by 7.5 percent within the next 10 years.
The ministry also recommended an interim goal of an 11 percent improvement in energy efficiency by 2025, compared to 2015 (which would work out to an average 1.2 percent improvement per year) and an 18 percent improvement by 2030.
“The new goal links energy consumption to the amount of products and services in the country,” the ministry said in a statement.
“It is appropriate for Israel, where the population growth rate an...