Tag: fossil fuels

clips of Brid’s comments on the need to KEEP IT IN THE GROUND, and the fossil fuel industry’s aplogists (like Senator Tim Lombard, FG) who have tried to bury the Climate Emergency Bill.

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In a blistering attack on the Taoiseach over his loyalty to the fossil fuel industry lobbyists, Bríd calls him out as a liar. Leo denies being lobbied – it was just ‘a cup of coffee’ with his fossil fuel mates …

Bríd Smith TD calls Varadkar a ‘liar’ in the Dáil Read More »

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

Bríd Smith TD on Dail Climate cmmttee 7.11.18 Read More »

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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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