Tag: climate change

Brid Smith TD speaking on Climate Emergency Dail 9.5.19

 

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Brid Smith TD on Carbon Tax – featured on The Week in Politics 31.3.19

Carbon tax hurts the poorest most and will do nothing to prevent emissions – the main thing we need to do to avert catastrophic climate change

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Brid Smith TD speaking against Carbon Tax at the climate committee

The Govt parties try to justify bringing in #CarbonTax for ordinary households on the basis that it would lead to better behaviour among people and so reduce emissions. There is no evidence for this and more to the point, it

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Brid Smith TD 28.3.19 on RTE news re Climate Change

 

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Brid Smith TD discusses microgeneration and meeting our energy needs

Bríd sits is on the Communications, Climate Action and Environment committee of the Dáil and supports environmentally friendly and renewable energy sourcing. This was debated in the context of Bill on Microgeneration Support today.  

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Richard Boyd Barrett TD denounces proceedural trickery to delay Bríd’s Bill

I GOT FRIENDS IN LOW PLACES! Fair play to my comrade Richard Boyd Barret who took on the job of challeging the proceedular trickery of the powers that be in ‘the house’ today. My Climate Emergency Bill, despite being passed

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Bríd slams Taoiseach re sabotaging progress of Climate Emergency Bill

The full failure of this govt on climate change was exposed in this exchange with Varadkar – the usual patronising attitude and false smears – the continued defence of exploration for fossil fuels we can’t use (if we are to

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DON’T KILL the BILL! Bríd Smith TD outside Dáil on her Climate Change Emergency Bill

The Bill that would prevent further fossil fuel exploration off our coast has been put into ‘limbo’ by a clique that includes Michael Lowry and Michael McDowell. Evidence of the hypocrasy of a governement that claims to care about the

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Bríd challenges MET Eireann and RTE on Climate committe

RTE and MET Eireann have a responsibility to ‘tell it like it is’ regarding #ClimateChange. I put a series of questions to MET Eireann and RTE reps at our Dail committe on climate change, as to why they don’t put

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Bríd on RTE news: carbon taxes and the French Yellow Jackets

If RTE had given me more than just one sentence here I would said that what we need to tackle climate change, is not carbon taxes on ordinary people but carbon taxes on the real culprits, the giant corporations, and

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