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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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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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Climate Emergency Bill proposed by Bríd Smith, passes to committe stage

We are delighted that Bríd Smith’s Climate Emergency Bill passed through to the committee stage in the Dáil. The Bill calls for a ban on the issuing of new fossil fuel exploration licences and would declare a climate emergency. We

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Bríd speaks on Dáil Environmental Committee – we need real political change – from below!

I spoke on the Dáil #environment committee today about ways in which we have to bring the pressure from below to bear on those at the top, in order to get environmental issues taken seriously. Good to see young people

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Brid Smith TD speaking on Cimate Change, Dáil, 7.12.17

KILLING THE PLANET ON THE GRAVEYARD SHIFT. Last Dáil session of the week – maybe half a dozen there.That’s the priority given to Climate Change and what we must do NOW. So I proposed we do like we did with

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Solidarity- People Before Profit TD Brid Smith moves Climate Emergency Bill 2017 in Dáil

Press Release- Solidarity- People Before Profit 15/11/2017 Bill says Minister would not issue any new licences for exploration of fossil fuels while there is a climate emergency Bríd Smith TD today moved a bill in the Dáil entitled “Petroleum and

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People Before Profit congratulate Citizens’ Assembly recommendations on Climate Change

“Government can no longer remain inactive on climate,” says Brid Smith TD Brid Smith TD, who is on the Dail committee that deals with Climate and the Environment, has warmly welcomed the work of the Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Action.

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Brid Smith TD on Wind Turbines in Dáil, 21.9.17

I spoke today in favour of the bill on Wind Turbines, put forward by Sinn Féin. But there are wider issues of democracy at play here, apart from the crucial concerns about global warming. Why did our government give the

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