Next meeting:

Last updated - 21 Oct 2019, 16.02

23 Oct 2019, 14.00

The Joint Committee on Climate Action will meet in Committee Room 3, LH2000.

The Committee was established to consider the third report and recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly entitled How the State can make Ireland a Leader in tackling Climate Change. The Committee has published its report and laid it before the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Date established: 3 Jul 2018

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Final report

Report

Final report

The committee has published its report. The report is a response to the Third Report and Recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly. It also takes account of the stark warning contained in the recent IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C.

Press releases

15 Oct 2019, 14.37

Climate Action Committee to discuss United Nations report on Climate Change

8 Oct 2019, 12.26

Climate Action Committee to discuss gas supply during transition period

1 Oct 2019, 15.42

Climate Action Committee to discuss measures to decarbonise

Recent videos

Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Committees

Review of Climate Change Advisory Council 2019 Annual Review,
Review of IPCC, Special Report on Climate Change and land use

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

Committees

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNGs): The impact of fracked gas on the climate and its impact on Ireland's climate goals should we facilitate the importation of fracked gas from North America into Ireland.

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

Committees

Citizen and community measures

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Recent documents

Wed, 16 Oct

Submission, Dr. Eamon Haughey, Trinity College Dublin

Submission, Dr. Eamon Haughey, Trinity College Dublin (PDF)

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening Statement, Dr. Eamon Haughey, Trinity College Dublin

Opening Statement, Dr. Eamon Haughey, Trinity College Dublin (PDF)

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening Statement, Bill Callanan, Chief Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Opening Statement, Bill Callanan, Chief Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (PDF)

Recent reports

Wed, 2 Oct 2019

Report on recycling carbon tax revenues
Joint Committee on Climate Action report on recycling carbon tax revenues prior to Budget 2020

Thu, 28 Mar 2019

Report, Climate Change: A Cross-Party Consensus for Action
Committee on Climate Action report on a cross-party consensus for action

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Climate Action
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Regina Boyle
(01) 618 3183

(076) 100 1862

climateaction@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Alan Neary
+353 (0) 1 618 4743
+353 (0) 86 010 7500
alan.neary@oireachtas.ie