Author Archives: Dave Gibson

Electric Vehicles and the Climate Action Plan 2019

A motion was put to Policy Council in October 2019: “ In view of the Government objective of having 10% of all vehicles in Ireland being zero emission vehicles by 2020 it is proposed that all new public buildings should … Continue reading

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Walking the tightrope

Many delegates to The Green Party Convention spoke strongly that reliance by Governments and politicans on the capitalist market forces and consumers to meet the challenges of Climate Change would not only fail but accelerate the impending end of life … Continue reading

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Thank YOU for supporting the Green Party May 2019

Our candidates  were ALL elected councillors for Dublin City Council after the election on May 24th 2019:  Councillor Patrick Costello – Kimmage – Rathmines Ward (East Crumlin, Kimmage, Terenure, Rathmines west, Rathgar, Rathfarnham) “I stand for investing in communities – … Continue reading

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Empowering Women leads to Climate Justice and maybe Salvation for All

Watching Dr Edward Cameron speak at the annual EPA lecture in the Mansion House, Dublin on Friday 17th May brought home some uncomfortable facts to me. To my mind, Ireland has generally been an equal opportunity country, with talent and … Continue reading

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Healthy Food Healthy City

We all eat and we all care about what we eat. Join Sophie Nicoullaud, Green Party local election candidate on Thursday May 2nd 2019 for Healthy Food Healthy City. The Green Kitchen Cafe and Garden Centre, 12 Walkinstown Green (beside … Continue reading

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Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground

The transition to 100% renewable energy raises profound questions for the future of our communities and infrastructure, including: Can we produce enough renewable energy to power all the cars and trucks we have today? If not, how should our transportation … Continue reading

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Don’t end up in the Dead Zoo

The time has come to stand up for our futures and for the future our planet. To stand with us and other environmental groups at Dublin’s iconic Dead Zoo, Merrion Street on November 17th – Rebellion Day 2-3pm. As Eamon … Continue reading

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Step Backwards for Ireland, Step Forward to the World

There are two types of people in Ireland. One type is Gaelic and Ulster-Scots, religious, traditional and insular – our way or no way. Second type is people who want a progressive modern republic taking advantage of new ideas and … Continue reading

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October 2018

Please come to a PidgeQuiz and support our candidate MICHAEL PIDGEON in his quest for a seat on Dublin City Council as a Representative for the SOUTH WEST INNER CITY WARD Date: 1st November 2018 @ 17.30 Place: Oscars Cafe … Continue reading

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Dark Green Thoughts

I attended a Stop Climate Chaos/350.org meeting recently. A topic caught my attention ‘Are we all climate change deniers?’ Closer to believing Trump’s beautiful MAGA world for winners behind walls while ignoring Brussel’s eco-socialist Europe attempt to save the world. … Continue reading

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