Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021

Apr 12, 05:00 AM
This week Senator Barry Ward talks climate change legislation with former Minister for Communications, Climate Change and the Environment, Richard Bruton TD (Fine Gael – Dublin Bay North), and Attracta Uí Bhroin, Environmental Law Officer with the Irish Environmental Network (IEN), specifically the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021, which is currently before the Dáil. Chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Change, Brian Leddin TD (Green Party – Limerick City) also gave his views on the various aspects of the Bill and how Ireland should approach the issue of climate change.
 
You can read the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 here.
 
You can read a government summary of the provisions of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 here.
 
You can follow the meetings of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Change, here, and read its report on which gave rise to the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021, here (and watch the launch on Twitter by Brian Leddin TD, here.
 
You can follow Richard Bruton TD on Twitter @RichardbrutonTD, on Instagram @richardbruton_td, on Facebook at richardbrutontd, and you can learn more about him on his web site: richardbruton.ie.
 
Attracta Uí Bhroin (Twitter @attractaub) is the Environmental Law Officer of the Irish Environmental Network (web site: ien.ie; Twitter @IrishEnvNet; Facebook: IEN.Fans) and also acts as the facilitator for the Environmental Law Implementation Group (ELIG) – a joint initiative with the Government to support the proper transposition and implementation of environmental law, including the further development of eNGOs’ capacity to leverage the law to support their missions. She is also a Vice-President and the Irish Board Member of Europe’s largest environmental NGO, the European Environmental Bureau (web site: eeb.org; Twitter: @Green_Europe; Facebook: EuropeanEnvironmentalBureau).
 
You can follow Brian Leddin TD on Twitter @BrianLeddin, on Instagram @brianleddin, on Facebook at Leddin4Limerick, and you can learn more about him on his web site: brianleddin.ie.
 
The Irish Legislation Podcast is presented by Senator Barry Ward. Follow Barry on Twitter @barrymward; Instagram @barrym_ward; Facebook at BarryWard.ie; or his web site: www.barryward.ie.

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