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Last updated - 9 Feb 2018, 14.56

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The committee shadows the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and considers general policy matters relating to the functions of the Department.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Annual Report, Jun - Dec 2016

latest report

Press releases

14 Feb 2018, 13.56

Communications Climate Action & Environment Committee continues hearings on National Broadband Plan

7 Feb 2018, 09.57

Communications Climate Action & Environment Committee to focus on National Broadband Plan

29 Jan 2018, 10.16

Communications Climate Action & Environment Committee to receive climate progress update

Recent videos

Thu, 15 Feb 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

The National Broadband Plan

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Thu, 8 Feb 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Dáil Motion in relation to the terms of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer

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Thu, 8 Feb 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

National Broadband Plan

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Recent debates

Thu, 15 Feb 2018

Joint Committee

National Broadband Plan: Discussion (Resumed)

Thu, 8 Feb 2018

Joint Committee

National Broadband Plan: Discussion

Thu, 8 Feb 2018

Select Committee

Message to Dáil

Recent reports

Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Report, Annual Report June 2016 – December 2016
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Annual Report June 2016 – December 2016

Tue, 28 Nov 2017

Report on the Future Funding of Public Service Broadcasting

Wed, 12 Apr 2017

Report on the Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016
Report on the Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016

Recent documents

Thu, 15 Feb

Opening statement, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Statement by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment on the National Broadband Plan

Opening statement, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (PDF)

Thu, 8 Feb

Opening Statement, Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Statement by Minister Denis Naughten on the National Broadband Plan

Opening Statement, Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (PDF)

Tue, 30 Jan

Opening Statement, Brian Carroll, DCCAE
Opening Statement, Brian Carroll, Assistant Secretary General, DCCAE, The Paris Agreement, the EU and Ireland’s Emissions Targets

Opening Statement, Brian Carroll, DCCAE (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of communications,climate action and environment is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Anita Gibbons
(01) 618 3575
(076) 100 1752 
ccae@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Ciaran Brennan
(01) 618 3903
(086) 049 6518
ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie