Government ‘Haven’T A Clue’ About The Climate Crisis

Statements by Taoiseach and Minister for Health on climate change benefits show government ‘haven’t a clue’ about the climate crisis People Before Profit TD and member of the Oireachtas Climate Action Committee, Bríd Smith, has slammed ...

Government Climate Action Officially Dead

Bríd Smith TD declares the myth of government climate action officially dead with confirmation that Minister Bruton will place Shannon LNG on PCI list tomorrow People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has said that the myth of the Irish ...

Chair Of Governments Climate Advisory Council Challenged Over Scientific Competence

TD says Fitzgerald and council members are “economists not scientists” Bríd Smith TD challenged the chair of the Climate Change Advisory Council’s (CCAC) competence to advise the Government on climate issues following his recent advice ...

Lng Fracked Gas From North America Would Make Government Climate Action Plans Redundant

American anti-fracking activists call on Taoiseach to not import US fracked gas to Ireland Government have mislead opposition over PCI meeting this Friday At a media conference today in Dublin People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith said ...

Dáil Move To End Plans To Import Fracked Gas From North America

Dáil move to end plans to import fracked gas from North America Over 44 TDs have signed a Dáil motion calling for the Government to drop its support for gas terminals in Ireland that would import fracked gas from the US. The motion was ...

Government Hypocrisy On Climate Emergency To Be Displayed On The World Stage At UN Climate Action Summit

People Before Profit TD and member of the Oireachtas Climate Action Committee Bríd Smith has said that Leo Varadkar is set to “display the hypocrisy of his government on the climate emergency on the world stage at the UN Climate Action ...

Latest Government-Issued Licence For Oil And Gas Exploration Condemned

Granting of exploration licence to Europa is “a two fingers to the global climate movement” says Brid Smith TD.   The decision to grant Europa Oil and Gas a Frontier Exploration Licence to search for oil and gas off the Slyne ...

Bríd Smith TD Lashes Government Carbon Tax Plan

TD lashes government carbon tax plan in the absence of the promised review People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has accused the government of relentlessly pushing a carbon tax on individuals, despite not conducting due diligence on the ...

Two Faces Of Climate Change

The Indian sub-continent today enables us to see two terrible faces of climate change occurring simultaneously. The first is Chennai on the south east coast. Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is a city of 7 million people and capital ...

Taoiseach’s Answer On Lobbying Raises Serious Questions On Influence Of Fossil Fuel Industry

Chiefs advisor’s “Cup of Coffee” with lobbyists took place one week before Government sought to overturn decision on Climate Bill People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has said that the Taoiseach’s answers to her question on unrecorded ...

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