Next meeting:

Last updated - 18 Jan 2019, 17.05

22 Jan 2019, 16.00

The Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment will meet in private in CR2, LH2000.

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

23 Nov 2018, 16.11

Communications Committee to hear from Twitter & SIPO on Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill

24 Oct 2018, 14.31

Communications Committee, Minister Bruton to discuss Digital Safety Commissioner Bill

16 Oct 2018, 16.08

Communications Committee to question RTÉ Director General on Annual Report 2017, Independent Review of Role and Gender Equality Report & review by European Broadcasting Union

Recent videos

Tue, 18 Dec 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Consideration of the Draft Detailed Report of the Petroleum and other Minerals Development (Amendment)(Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018 [PMB]

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Thu, 6 Dec 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM (2018) 744
Waste Policy and Incineration
Consideration of the Smyth Review Report into the procurement process for the National Broadband Plan

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Tue, 27 Nov 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Detailed scrutiny of the Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017 PMB (resumed)

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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, 18 Dec

Opening statement, Seán Canney, Minister of State, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Opening statement, Seán Canney, Minister of State, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (PDF)

Thu, 6 Dec

Opening Statement, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Opening Statement, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (PDF)

Thu, 6 Dec

Opening statement, Peter Smyth, Procurement Process Auditor

Opening statement, Peter Smyth, Procurement Process Auditor (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