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Committee on Environment and Climate Action

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Last updated - 13 May 2022, 16.01

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

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

Microgeneration Support

Latest Report

Microgeneration Support

The Committee has published a report on the detailed scrutiny of the Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill. This report sets out details of the scrutiny carried out by the previous Committee and a comparison between the provisions contained in the Bill and those in the Microgeneration Support Scheme.

Press releases

9 May 2022, 15.45

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to resume discussions on Retrofitting Plan, built environment embodied emissions, and recycling and reuse of materials

25 Apr 2022, 19.00

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to discuss impact of New Retrofitting Plan, built environment embodied emissions, and recycling and reuse of materials

4 Apr 2022, 16.40

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to discuss Implementation of New National Retrofitting Plan

Recent videos

Tue, 10 May 2022

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

Topic: Engagement regarding the impact of the new National Retrofitting Plan, the built environment, embodied emissions and construction and demolition and the recycling and reuse of materials. (resumed)

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Tue, 3 May 2022

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

Topic: Committee Stage consideration of the Circular Economy, Waste Management (Amendment) and Minerals Development (Amendment) Bill 2022

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Tue, 26 Apr 2022

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

Topic: Engagement regarding the impact of the New Retrofitting Plan, the built environment embodied emissions and construction and demolition and the recycling and reuse of materials.

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Recent documents

Tue, 10 May

Opening statement, Seamus Hoyne, Dean of Flexible and Work Based Learning, Director of Industrial Engineering and Head of Thurles Campus, Technology University of the Shannon

Opening statement, Seamus Hoyne, Dean of Flexible and Work Based Learning, Director of Industrial Engineering and Head of Thurles Campus, Technology University of the Shannon ()

Tue, 10 May

Opening statement, Dr Cathy Daly, Archaelogical and Ethnographic Conservator, University of Lincoln

Opening statement, Dr Cathy Daly, Archaelogical and Ethnographic Conservator, University of Lincoln ()

Tue, 26 Apr

Opening statement, Dr Oliver Kinnane PhD MArch BE, Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, UCD

Opening statement, Dr Oliver Kinnane PhD MArch BE, Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, UCD ()

Recent reports

Wed, 18 May 2022

Report on the detailed scrutiny of the Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill
Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action Report on the detailed scrutiny of the Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill, May 2022

Wed, 2 Mar 2022

Work Programme 2022
Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action Work Programme 2022, March 2022

Mon, 7 Feb 2022

Report on the proposed Carbon Budgets
Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action - Report on the proposed Carbon Budgets

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

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