FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORT. A great success. So says Dr Lynn Sloman, public Transport expert , who spoke to us (by Zoom) at the Dáil Climate committee yesterday. So why not bring it in here? It costs very little more than subsidised transport and benefits communities, cities, and the environment. What’s not to love Minister Ryan?
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On the Climate Action Committee, Just Transition for Bord na Mona workers was discussed by unions representing the workers and company and government representatives. This is the exchange between Brid and Patricia King of the ICTU
The government claims it is committed to Just Transition for Bord na Móna workers. So does Tom Donnellan, new CEO of BNM. So why won’t he attend the Workplace Relations Commission to resolve outstanding issues, and why doesn’t the Minister instruct him to? I challenged him at the Climate Action Committee today.
Bríd, on the Climate Committe of the Dáil, tore into the governments new plan to deal with climate emergency measures, citing the IPCC report and how far short the government’s response fell, of the radical measures called for, by the IPCC.