Tag: environment

Brid Smith TD on eco-friendly energy facility and what it demonstrates

JOINED UP THINKING WOULD BE GREAT. But our State and its agencies don’t do much of that. We have an eco-friendly company producing energy with low emissions, certified as highly efficient by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) that is being

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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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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 28.3.19 on RTE news re Climate Change


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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 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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