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Bríd Smith TD slams Climate Emergency Plan in the Dáil, 20.6.19

“It’s the rich gets the gravy, it’s the poor that gets the blame”. So says the old song. It could have been written about the government’s Climate Action Plan. They blame us for pollution and prepare the way for the

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Brid Smith TD on The Tonight Show 13.6.19

Topics are Boris, Border and Carbon Tax  

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Bríd Smith TD on the climate committee challenges govt parties.28.3.19

The debate was not honest – rather it was smoke and mirrors to hide the fact that the last thing the government wants to do is to tax the polluting corporations. They’d rather put the boot into ordinary people

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Brid Smith TD on Sean O Rourke, RTE 1 Radio, 14.3.19

Climate Action Or Inaction Timmy Dooley, F.F. Party Spokesperson on Environment and Natural Resources, Brid Smith, People Before Profit TD Dublin South Central

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Brid Smith TD speaking at Extinction Rebellion ‘Funeral for the Future’ protest Dublin March 3, 2019

Extinction Rebellion Ireland, to mark International Wildlife Day, organised an event at which I was honoured to speak.

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Bríd queries Tory Lord on climate committee

Lord Deben (aka John Selwyn Gummer – Chairman of the UK Committee on Climate Change) was a witness at a Dail climate change committee. I had the opportunity to put a number of issues to him about environmental concerns here,

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Bríd at Climate Change cmmte slams carbon tax for ordinary people; demands JUST TRANSITION.

Carbon tax should be paid by the fossil fuel corporations, not by ordinary people. A carbon tax thus applied could help pay for energy saving projects such as increased public transport and retrofitting homes. And if the government is concerned

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