Tag: environment

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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Brid Smith TD speaks at rally against climate change and species extinction

Yesterday, 17.11.18, a great protest in Merrion Sq against climate change and species extinction. Brid spoke on behalf of People Before Profit  

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Bríd Smith TD on Dail Climate cmmttee 7.11.18

I questioned officials from the Department of Agriculture . We have one the worst records in Co2 emissions and our plan is to increase those emissions in agriculture, despite what the IPCC report tells us is happening. They really dont

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TD claims estimate of costs of ban on fossil fuels “pure fantasy”

Media Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit, 06/11/2018 Bills benefits would far outweigh any costs says Brid Smith TD People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has labelled an Oireachtas report on the proposed bill to ban exploration for oil

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TD says comments from new Minister at Natural Resources  department show “utter disregard for facts on climate change”

Press Release 31.10.18 Brid Smith TD has described as extremely worrying comments from Sean Canney while addressing delegates at the Atlantic Ireland exploration conference in Dublin. The Minister effectively pledged Government support for future exploration for gas and oil in

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Brid Smith TD on ‘Plastics’ Bill in Dáil.

It speaks volumes, doesn’t it, when the new Minister for the Environment OPPOSES a Bill that seeks to ban the use of a type of plastic that serves little purpose other than to pollute (and to make profit of course).

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Bríd Smith TD tackles the Minister on planned LNG terminal at Shannon

If you’re concerned about the climate , the ministers answer to my question on LNGs (Liquified Natural Gas Terminals) should terrify you. An Bord Pleanala has extended planning permission for one at the Shannon: they are huge floating reservoirs for

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Brid Smith TD welcomes Fossil Fuel Bill in the Dáil

Delighted that the bill on Fossil Fuels got through, now lets have more ‘joined up’ thinking from all government departments on this, and lets hope my bill on ending dirty fuel exploration will pass in Sept

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Brid Smith TD introduces 2nd Joint Cmmtte mtg for Climate Emergency Bill

Today was the second Joint Oireachtas mtg to debate my Climate Emergency Bill. This clip is an introduction to the proceedings

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Brid Smith’s Climate Emergency Bill – 2nd committee debate on the Bill

My Climate Emergency Bill was discussed at committee stage for the second time yesterday. This clip has some of the exchanges between myself and those on the Government side who spoke against the Bill – Gas Networks Ireland for instance.

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