I propose to take Questions Nos. 147 and 173 together.
The Environmental Protection Agency report, Ireland's Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2012, which was published on 9 October 2013 and is available on the Agency's website (www.epa.ie), sets out national greenhouse gas emissions for the period 1990 to 2012 and includes details on compliance for the purposes of the Kyoto Protocol over its first commitment period covering 2008-2012. Compliance with Ireland's Kyoto Protocol limit is achieved by ensuring that Ireland's total greenhouse gas emissions at the end of the five-year period are below our Kyoto limit, set as 314.18 Mt CO2eq. The data provided in the EPA report indicate that Ireland will achieve its Kyoto Protocol target.