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Last updated - 29 Jul 2021, 15.27

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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

12 Jul 2021, 17.40

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to discuss electric vehicle policy and 2030 Target of reducing Carbon Emissions by 51%

5 Jul 2021, 17.10

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to meet with Commission for Regulation of Utilities

28 Jun 2021, 15.30

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to discuss 2030 Target of reducing Carbon Emissions by 51% with Environmental Protection Agency

Recent videos

Tue, 13 Jul 2021

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

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

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Tue, 6 Jul 2021

Committee on Environment and Climate Action

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

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Tue, 29 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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Recent documents

Tue, 13 Jul

Opening statement, Pierpaolo Cazzola, Advisor International Transport Forum, OECD

Opening statement, Pierpaolo Cazzola, Advisor International Transport Forum, OECD ()

Tue, 13 Jul

Opening statement, Dr Brian Caulfield, Associate Professor, Trinity College Dublin

Opening statement, Dr Brian Caulfield, Associate Professor, Trinity College Dublin ()

Tue, 13 Jul

Opening statement, Dr Hannah Daly, Lecturer in Energy System Modelling, University College Cork

Opening statement, Dr Hannah Daly, Lecturer in Energy System Modelling, University College Cork ()

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