Next meeting:

Last updated - 10 May 2021, 11.58

11 May 2021, 12.30

The Joint Committee on Climate Action will meet in private session at 11:00 am.

The Joint Committee on Climate Action will meet in Committee Room 1, LH2000 at 12:30 pm.

Date established: 30 Jul 2020

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Pre-legislative scrutiny

Report

Pre-legislative scrutiny

The Committee has published a report on its pre-legislative scrutiny of the Draft Climate Action and Low-Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020. The purpose of the Draft Bill is to strengthen the statutory framework for more effective governance of the State’s climate objectives.

Press releases

10 May 2021, 15.00

Joint Committee on Climate Action to discuss 2030 Target of reducing Carbon Emissions with stakeholders in marine sector

26 Apr 2021, 12.30

Joint Committee on Climate Action to discuss increasing wind power on the national grid

22 Mar 2021, 14.45

Joint Committee on Climate Action to continue discussions on reducing Ireland’s Carbon Emissions by 51 per cent by 2030

Recent videos

Tue, 4 May 2021

Committee on Climate Action

Topic: Reduction of Carbon Emissions of 51% by 2030 (resumed)

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Tue, 27 Apr 2021

Committee on Climate Action

Topic: Engagement on increasing wind power on the national grid

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Tue, 20 Apr 2021

Committee on Climate Action

Topic: 2021 Revised Estimates for Public Services - Vote 29 (Environment, Climate and Communications)

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Recent documents

Tue, 4 May

Opening statement, Padraic Fogarty, Irish Wildlife Trust

Opening statement, Padraic Fogarty, Irish Wildlife Trust ()

Tue, 4 May

Opening statement, Professor Jane Stout, Professor of Botany, Trinity College Dublin

Opening statement, Professor Jane Stout, Professor of Botany, Trinity College Dublin ()

Tue, 4 May

Opening statement, Dr Liam Lysaght, Centre Director, National Biodiversity Data Centre

Opening statement, Dr Liam Lysaght, Centre Director, National Biodiversity Data Centre ()

Recent reports

Fri, 18 Dec 2020

Pre-Legislative Scrutiny on the draft of the Climate Action and Low-Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020
Committee on Climate Actions report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny on the draft of the Climate Action and Low-Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020

Select committee

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

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

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

Committee contact details

Committee on Climate Action

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Gina Long

(01) 618 3183

climateaction@oireachtas.ie

 

Press officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie