Next meeting:

Last updated - 18 Jun 2021, 18.38

22 Jun 2021, 12.30

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

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

The Committee was renamed during the Dáil term (24 May 2021) and was previously the Committee on Climate Action.

Date established: 24 May 2021

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Carbon emissions from the transport sector

Report

Carbon emissions from the transport sector

The Committee has published a report on reducing carbon emissions from transport.

The report is the first of a series of sector analyses on how Ireland will meet its target of a 51% reduction in emissions by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2050, in line with the Climate Action and Low-Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020.

Press releases

21 Jun 2021, 16.15

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to resume discussions with stakeholders in agriculture sector on 2030 Target of reducing Carbon Emissions by 51%

14 Jun 2021, 16.10

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

3 Jun 2021, 12.30

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action launches report on reducing carbon emission in transport sector by 51% by 2030

Recent videos

Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

Topic: Engagement regarding the reduction in carbon emissions of 51% by 2030 (resumed)

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Wed, 9 Jun 2021

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

Topic: Committee Stage consideration of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 (resumed)

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Tue, 8 Jun 2021

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

Topic: Committee Stage consideration of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 (resumed)

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Recent documents

Tue, 15 Jun

Opening statement, Professor Alan Matthews, Trinity College Dublin

Opening statement, Professor Alan Matthews, Trinity College Dublin ()

Tue, 15 Jun

Opening statement, Sadhbh O’Neill, Stop Climate Chaos

Opening statement, Sadhbh O’Neill, Stop Climate Chaos ()

Tue, 25 May

Opening statement, Dara Lynott, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Association of Ireland

Opening statement, Dara Lynott, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Association of Ireland ()

Recent reports

Thu, 3 Jun 2021

Report on reducing emissions in the transport sector by 51% by 2030
Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action Report on reducing emissions in the transport sector by 51% by 2030 June 2021

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates within the Committee's remit.

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 Environment and 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