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Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to discuss Empowering Local Government and Local Communities to Climate Action

23 May 2022, 19.00

The Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, 24 May to discuss Empowering Local Government and Local Communities to Climate Action.

The meeting at 11am in Committee Room 3 of Leinster House will hear from officials from the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications and representatives from Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

Committee Cathaoirleach Deputy Brian Leddin said: “Local Authorities and local communities have key roles to play in the delivery of both climate mitigation and adaptation. The Committee looks forward to discussing with the Department officials and the SEAI the measures that are already in place to encourage and facilitate local empowerment, as well as additional measures that may be required, and related matters.”

The Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action has 14 Members, nine from the Dáil and five from the Seanad.

The meeting in Committee Room 3 can be viewed live on Oireachtas TV.

Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.

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Committee membership

Deputies

Sinn Féin

Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael

Green Party

People Before Profit-Solidarity

Social Democrats

Senators

Sinn Féin

Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael

Green Party

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