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Last updated - 15 Apr 2019, 09.10

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

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

Press releases

1 Apr 2019, 11.36

Communications Committee to meet CRU to discuss Mayo Renewable Power project

4 Mar 2019, 14.49

Communications Committee to commence Detailed Scrutiny of the Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill 2017

4 Feb 2019, 12.05

Communications Select Committee to discuss Motion on Ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Recent videos

Tue, 16 Apr 2019

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019) 103

Detailed scrutiny of the Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill 2017

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Tue, 2 Apr 2019

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

The decision by CRU in relation to Mayo Renewable Power’s application for a He CHP Planned Plant Certificate

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Tue, 5 Mar 2019

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: (2019) 11, (2019) 52, (2019) 54, (2019) 82 
Detailed scrutiny of the Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill 2017

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Recent reports

Fri, 1 Mar 2019

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Work Programme 2019
Work Programme 2019

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Political Contribution on COM (2018) 340: Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the impact of certain plastic products on the environment
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report

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

Recent documents

Tue, 16 Apr

Opening statement, Liam Ryan, Executive Director, Grid Development, EirGrid

Opening statement, Liam Ryan, Executive Director, Grid Development, EirGrid (PDF)

Tue, 16 Apr

Opening statement, Dudley Stewart, Director, Micro Electricity Generation Association (MEGA)

Opening statement, Dudley Stewart, Director, Micro Electricity Generation Association (MEGA) ()

Tue, 16 Apr

Opening statement, Keith Sunderland, Head of Electrical Services Engineering & Energy Management, Technological University Dublin

Opening statement, Keith Sunderland, Head of Electrical Services Engineering & Energy Management, Technological University Dublin (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:
Gina Long
(01) 618 3575
(076) 100 1752 
ccae@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie