The committee shadows the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and considers general policy matters relating to the functions of the Department.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Electric cars

latest report

Electric cars

The committee has published its report on decarbonising domestic transport - e-cars. It recommends the further reduction of the rate of motor tax which applies to electric vehicles.

Press releases

12 Jul 2018, 14.22

No tolls and further reduced rate of motor tax recommended to accelerate uptake of electric cars - Climate Action and Environment Committee report

11 Jul 2018, 15.16

Climate Action and Environment Committee urges people to show civic responsibility and dispose of litter carefully

10 Jul 2018, 02.52

Climate Action and Environment Committee to focus on illegal dumping

Recent videos

Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals
Illegal Dumping and Environmental Destruction

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Tue, 10 Jul 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Detailed scrutiny of the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018

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Tue, 3 Jul 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Detailed scrutiny of the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018

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Recent debates

Tue, 3 Jul 2018

Joint Committee

Scrutiny of Petroleum and Other Mineral Development (Amendment) (Climate Energy Measures) Bill 2018: Discussion

Wed, 27 Jun 2018

Joint Committee

Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017 and the Influence of Social Media: Discussion (Resumed)

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Joint Committee

Future Exploration, Energy Supply and Energy Security: Discussion

Recent reports

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Report on Decarbonising Domestic Transport - E-Cars
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on decarbonising domestic transport - e-cars

Mon, 28 May 2018

Report on the Detailed Scrutiny of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]
Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on the detailed scrutiny of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]

Mon, 12 Mar 2018

Report, Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees
Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees

Recent documents

Tue, 10 Jul

Submission, Centre for Alternative Technology

Submission, Centre for Alternative Technology (PDF)

Tue, 10 Jul

Opening statement, Centre for Alternative Technologies

Opening statement, Centre for Alternative Technologies (PDF)

Tue, 10 Jul

Opening statement, Denis O’Sullivan, Managing Director, Gas Networks Ireland

Opening statement, Denis O’Sullivan, Managing Director, Gas Networks Ireland (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of communications,climate action and environment is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Anita Gibbons
(01) 618 3575
(076) 100 1752 
ccae@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Ciaran Brennan
(01) 618 3903
(086) 049 6518
ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie