24 May 2021

Date established: 30 Jul 2020

Date dissolved: 24 May 2021

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

24 May 2021, 17.55

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to discuss 2030 Target of reducing Carbon Emissions with Electricity Association of Ireland

17 May 2021, 14.30

Joint Committee on Climate Action to resume discussions with stakeholders in agriculture and marine sectors on 2030 Target of reducing Carbon Emissions

10 May 2021, 15.00

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

Recent videos

Tue, 18 May 2021

Committee on Climate Action

Topic: Engagement regarding the reduction in Carbon Emissions of 51% by 2030 (resumed)

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Tue, 11 May 2021

Committee on Climate Action

Topic: Engagement regarding the reduction in Carbon Emissions of 51% by 2030 (resumed)

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Tue, 4 May 2021

Committee on Climate Action

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

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Recent documents

Tue, 18 May

Opening statement, Dr Catherine Farrell, Trinity College Dublin

Opening statement, Dr Catherine Farrell, Trinity College Dublin ()

Tue, 18 May

Opening statement, Paddy Purser, Pro Silva Ireland

Opening statement, Paddy Purser, Pro Silva Ireland ()

Tue, 18 May

Opening statement, Dr Anita Donaghy et al., BirdWatch Ireland

Opening statement, Dr Anita Donaghy et al., BirdWatch Ireland ()

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