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

15 Nov 2021, 16.30

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to discuss Carbon Budgets and Climate Action Plan with Minister Eamon Ryan

20 Oct 2021, 16.50

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to resume pre-legislative scrutiny General Scheme of Circular Economy Bill

18 Oct 2021, 16.55

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to discuss report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and COP26 with Minister Eamon Ryan

Recent videos

Tue, 23 Nov 2021

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

Topic: Engagement relating to the Energy Charter Treaty, Energy Security, LNGs and Data Centres

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Tue, 16 Nov 2021

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

Topic: Engagement in relation to Carbon Budgets and the Climate Action Plan

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Tue, 2 Nov 2021

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

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

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Recent documents

Tue, 16 Nov

Opening statement, Eamon Ryan TD, Minister, Department for the Environment, Climate and Communications

Opening statement, Eamon Ryan TD, Minister, Department for the Environment, Climate and Communications ()

Tue, 2 Nov

Opening statement, Dr Brendan Dunford, Programme Manager, Burren Programme

Opening statement, Dr Brendan Dunford, Programme Manager, Burren Programme ()

Tue, 2 Nov

Opening statement, Dr James Moran, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology

Opening statement, Dr James Moran, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology ()

Recent reports

Thu, 7 Oct 2021

Report under Dail Standing Order 133 and Seanad Standing Order 116 on COM (2021) 551, 554, 555, 557, 558 and 568
Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action Report under Dail Standing Order 133 and Seanad Standing Order 116 on COM (2021) 551, 554, 555, 557, 558 and 568 - Legislative proposals of the EU “Fit for 55” package”, September 2021

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