Tag: environment

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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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 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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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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