Category Archives: Environment

Information on environmental issues.

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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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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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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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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Core Bus Corridors through DSC

DSC Green Party broadly welcomes the report on future plans for Dublin Bus, pedestrians and cycle routes called the Dublin Core Bus Corridor project. However at times this reads like another report in 50 years of reports by the “more-roads … Continue reading

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Local Events from Meeting on 6th June 2018

Green Party Councillor Ossian Smyth was been elected Mayor of Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown on Monday 11th June 2018.   Councillor Smyth, who represents the Dún Laoghaire Ward on DLR County Council, becomes the first ever Green Party Mayor of … Continue reading

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April 2018 Dolphins Barn Pitches

Dublin South Central (DSC) Green Party, on behalf of our supporters, are concerned by the plans to sell part of the lands of Dolphins Barn used by local GAA clubs to raise funds to build a new clubhouse with meeting … Continue reading

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September 2017

Welcome to the September edition of the DSC Green Party group. The Dail constituency area is roughly bounded by the north bank of the River Liffey, Cunningham Road to Chapelizod village, Palmerstown is out but Ballyfermot is in, south along … Continue reading

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August Blues

Summer is almost over, the garden is full of ripening beans, potatoes, lettuce, peas, tomatoes, courgettes, blueberries, chillis turning red; the harvest is happening all around, and we’re winding down before starting a new cycle of life next month. One … Continue reading

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