BBC News - Jersey minister says low energy costs 'lead to waste'
Deputy Duhamel said the commitment to cutting emissions was in line with the island's commitment to abide by the Kyoto protocols.
Senator Sarah Ferguson said it was a waste of time, adding the targets were unrealistic. She added: "Frankly, carbon dioxide is good."
But Senator Ferguson said trying to cut carbon dioxide levels was a waste of time.
She said: "Carbon emissions, we are talking mainly about carbon dioxide.
"If you want to cut carbon dioxide the first thing you have to do is shoot everybody in the island as one of the big sources of carbon dioxide is every time we breathe out."