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One stop shop on the Oireachtas climate Bill hearings (all you need to know, and more!)

29 Jul 2013

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht held detailed hearings on the Government's outline draft Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill in July 2013.

An analysis of the hearings by Friends of the Earth Director, Oisin Coghlan, published in the Irish Times on 15th July is here.

The written submissions by stakeholders made in April in advance of the hearings are here.

The schedule for the hearings, with who was invited to appear, is here.

The opening statements of each witness, submitted in advance and not read out, are here.

The official Oireahtas transcripts of discussion with each witness are here. Just click on the Environment Committee to choose which bit to read.

You can watch back the various days here:

17th April, speakers from Kenya and Tanzania

2nd July, including Professor Peadar Kirby

5th July, including Trócaire, IBEC and Stop Climate Chaos

8th July, including the IFA, the Environemntal Pillar and Friends of the Earth

10th July, Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, TD.

12th July, including Peter Doran of Ceartas, Irish Lawyers for Human Rights.

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