creative thinking can ensure that human scale solutions will be found to the problems that scare us Continue reading Promoting Creativity #WATWB
my generation and our children are guilty of taking far too many of the planet’s resources and putting back little of real value. Continue reading Saturday Sound-off: More Generational Theft
Re-blogged from The Climate Reality Project. Climate Change is one of my long term concerns and I have not written much about it lately. So I thought I’d share this with you. You can call it global warming or climate change, but it’s the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced. The Internet is full of references to global warming. But we don’t use the term “global warming” much here at Climate Reality. Instead, we prefer to use “climate change.”Why? Global warming and climate change – while closely related and sometimes used interchangeably – technically refer to two different things: “Global … Continue reading What’s the Difference between Global Warming and Climate Change?
Protecting the environment is about a lot more than climate change. It’s about all the other damage we are doing to the planet we call home. Like plastic that finds its way from the seas into the human food chain; … Continue reading Voting in Laois?
I first became aware of Theresa several years ago when I came across her website dedicated to sustainable development. Some time later I received a telephone call from her after the County Arts Office had given her my name as a contact for the Laois Writers’ Group. Theresa became a regular attender at the group’s meetings, where she shared with us her poems and other writings in which she expressed her concerns about the environment, and about what she sees as widespread economic injustice, exacerbated as it was by the political response to the banking collapse. As time passed it … Continue reading No Dumb Blond: Interview with an Environmental Campaigner