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Brid Smith TD on Sean O Rourke radio programme 10.5.19

   

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

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

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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 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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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 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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People Before Profit and climate campaigners call for cross party support of Climate Emergency Bill at banner drop in Dublin

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit       01/07/2018 Bill will be scrutinised at the Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment on Tuesday Bill would ban the issuing of new licences for fossil fuel exploration People Before Profit

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