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15th January 2021 - Independent Evaluation of the Climate Change Advisory Council

Statement Independent Evaluation of the Climate Change Advisory Council

Independent Evaluation of the Climate Change Advisory Council

15th January 2021 - Climate Change Advisroy Council letter regarding Annual Transition Statement 2020

Climate Change Advisory Council letter re Annual Transition Statement 2020

15th January 2021 - Climate Change Advisroy Council letter regarding Ag Climatise

Climate Change Advisory Council letter regarding Ag Climatise

18th November 2020 - Council Advice regarding the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020

Council Advice Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020

Appendix to Letter of Advice on Climate Action (Amendment) Bill 2020

20th October 2020 - EPA Support for Climate Change Advisory Council Research: Review of the Heat Sector

***NOTE: THIS HAS NOW CLOSED***

The EPA on behalf of the Climate Change Advisory Council would like to invite expressions of interest from researchers and analysts to conduct a review of the heat sector with a view to informing deliberations of the Council on advice and recommendations to provide to government in 2021. The heat sector includes space and water heating in the residential, public and commercial built environment setting.

For further information: Review of the heat sector

• Please indicate your response to this call for expression of interest by 5pm 27th October to info@climatecouncil.ie with the subject line: Expression of Interest: Heat
• Please outline a proposed approach to the work (max 250 words). This is to assist us in making arrangements for the evaluation of the final applications. This outline will not be part of the evaluation of applications. Therefore applications can propose and describe a different approach than described in the expression of interest response.

30th September 2020 - Climate Change Advisory Council publishes Annual Review 2020

Climate Change Advisory Council Annual Review 2020

Press Release Climate Change Advisory Council Annual Review 2020

3rd September - Research support to the Climate Change Advisory Council

***NOTE: THIS HAS NOW CLOSED***

The EPA is funding and administering a research call for and on behalf of the Climate Change Advisory Council.

Research proposals are invited under the 3 topics listed below. Up to one award is expected for each of the topics.

Topic Reference Topic Title
Project 1 Carbon Budgeting Research Fellowship
Project 2 Mitigation Research Fellowship
Project 3 Adaptation Research Fellowship

This call was launched on the 3rd September 2020, with the deadline for the submission of applications no later than 5pm on 9th October 2020.

For further information, please see below documents:

Answers to Queries

Technical Description Document Sept2020

Guide for Applicants Sept2020

Guide for Grantees Sept2020

Call Terms and Conditions Sept2020

Guidelines for Evaluators of Research Fellowship Sept2020

Appeals Policy Sept2020

30 April 2020 - The Climate Change Advisory Council’s letter to Minister regarding role in the Development of Carbon Budgets

Council’s Letter to Minister regarding role in the development of Carbon Budgets

30 April 2020 - The Climate Change Advisory Council’s feedback on the 2030 European Climate Law

Council’s feedback on the 2030 European Climate Law

5 December 2019 - Advice on the implications of the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land in an Irish context

Advice on the implications of the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

5 December 2019 - Advice on a suitable approach for preparation of multi-annual carbon budgets to inform preparation of drafting of legislation

Advice on a suitable approach for preparation of multi-annual carbon budgets

16 October 2019 - Opening statement to Oireachtas Joint Committee on Climate Action

Opening statement to Oireachtas Joint Committee on Climate Action 16.10.2019

20 September 2019 -  Climate Change Advisory Council letter of advice to the Minister on Offshore Exploration

 Letter to Minister Bruton regarding oil and gas offshore exploration

19 September 2019 - Council responds to Health Sector Adaptation Plan

Letter to the Department of Health regarding Draft Sectoral Adaptation Plan

24 July 2019 -  Climate Change Advisory Council publishes Annual Review 2019 

Climate Change Advisory Council Annual Review 2019

24 July 2019 - Press Release for the Climate Change Advisory Council's Annual Review 2019 

Press release Climate Change Advisory Council Annual Review 2019

17 July 2019 -  Council responds to Draft Water Sectors Adaptation Plans

Council response to Draft Water Sectors Adaptation Plan

17 July 2019 - Council responds to Built and Archaeological Heritage Sector Adaptation Plan

Council response to Built and Archaeological Heritage Sector Adaptation Plan

17 July 2019 - Council responds to Agriculture, Forestry and Seafood Sector Adaptation Plans

Council response to Agriculture, Forestry and Seafood Sector Adaptation Plans

19 June 2019 - Professor John FitzGerald's opening statement to the Budgetary Oversight Committee

Opening statement to Budgetary Oversight Committee

23 May 2019 - Climate Change Advisory Council welcome Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: A Cross-Party Consensus for Action 

Council response to Joint Oireachtas Committee Report

9 May 2019 - Council responds to Draft Biodiversity Adaptation Plan

Response to Draft Biodiversity Sectoral Plan

 

9 May 2019 - Council Responds to the Draft Gas and Electricity Adaptation Plan

Response to Draft Gas and Electricity Adaptation Plan

2 February 2019 - Council responds to An Taisce letter

Response to An Taisce 12.02.2019

29 January 2019 - Council responds to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform on the reviews to the Public Spending Code

Council letter to Department of Public Expenditure and Reform on reviews of Publ

12 November 2019 - Council responds to initial public consultation on the draft National Energy and Climate Plan

Council response to initial public consultation on the NECP

 

9 October 2018 - Climate Change Advisory Council Disappointed by Budget 2019

Climate Change Advisory Council Disappointed by Budget 2019

25 July 2018 - Climate Change Advisory Council publishes Annual Review 2018

Climate Change Advisory Council Annual Review 2018

Climate Change Advisory Council Press Release Annual Review 2018

5 December 2017 - Climate Change Advisory Council publishes Annual Review 2017

Climate Change Advisory Council Press Release Annual Review 2017

26 July 2017 - Climate Change Advisory Council publishes Periodic Review Report 2017

Periodic Review Report 2017

Climate Change Advisory Council Press Release Periodic Review Report 2017

NOTE: The current PDF (27/07/2017) supercedes the earlier version (26/07/2017). If you have any queries, please contact the Secretariat info@climatecouncil.ie 

19 July 2017 - Climate Change Advisory Council statement regarding the publication of the National Mitigation Plan

Climate Change Advisory Council statement regarding launch of NMP 

March 2017 - Letter to Minister Naughten regarding the preperation of the National Mitigation Plan

Letter to Minister Naughten from Climate Council 07.03.2017

November 2016 - Climate Change Advisory Council's First Report

Climate Change Advisory Council’s First Report

Climate Council Press Release First Report

August 2016 - Response to the National Adaptation Framework Consultation

National Adaptation Framework Letter to Minister 05.08.2016

June 2016 - Letter to Minister Naughten regarding EU ETS‌

Letter to Minister Naughten from Climate Council 14.06.2016

Climate Council Press Release EU ETS

EU ETS Background Document 14.06.2016

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