After months of negotiations, political parties in Ireland have secured an agreement to form a new coalition government. This programme of government, titled Our Shared Future, was signed by the leaders of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party and will now need to be ratified by party members. This post analyzes exclusively the proposed climate measures under the programme of government and in particular the world-leading commitments made by parties around the need to keep fossil fuels in the ground.

A Green New Deal for Ireland

Ireland’s proposed Green New Deal, which has been hailed as the country’s “best chance