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Latest IPCC report reveals time is running out to meet Paris targets says Bacik

        Labour pledges support for real and immediate national effort Labour Party Leader, Ivana Bacik, has today (Monday, 4th April) said that the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on mitigation confirmed that time is running out to save the planet and that meeting Paris Agreement targets require a real and…

04 April 2022

Deputy Bacik calls for Focus on Climate in Transport Plan for Dublin

Deputy Ivana Bacik spoke today about her submission to the NTA on the Greater Dublin Area Transport Strategy 2022-2042. Deputy Bacik made the submission in her capacity as Labour TD for the Dublin Bay South Constituency and as Labour spokesperson on Climate, and said: “It is vital that all transport policy and strategy planning in…

10 January 2022

Carbon Labelling will create behavioural change

Speaking during the Labour Party PMB on a Carbon Labelling Bill, climate spokesperson Ivana Bacik TD said an understandable and accessible carbon footprint label on products can empower consumers by enabling informed choices while putting a firm end to greenwashing by big corporations. Deputy Bacik said: “Consumers are increasingly demanding information about products’ carbon impact….

17 November 2021

Labour launch carbon labelling bill – 11:45am at LH Plinth – Tuesday 16 November

Labour climate spokesperson Ivana Bacik and spokesperson on social protection, rural affairs, agriculture & the marine Seán Sherlock will launch Labour’s Carbon Labelling Bill tomorrow ahead of Labour’s PMB slot on Wednesday at 10am-12 noon. The National Standards Authority of Ireland (Carbon Footprint Labelling) Bill 2021 would provide the carbon footprint on every product to…

15 November 2021

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