Dear Friend, Happy New Year! Plenty of environmental action has already kicked off the first month of 2017. Here's what I was up to in January at the Verdant Yank and beyond:
On The Verdant Yank
Divestment by any other name... As Ireland becomes the first country in the world to divest state assets form fossil fuels, I looked back on how far we've come since I joined the call for Ireland to "break up with fossil fuels". Ten points to those who spot the Shakespeare reference! Read more here.
'Tomorrow' provides hope My thoughts on the day America inaugurated its 45th President and how a french film about tomorrow gave me some much needed perspective that there is no need to despair about one man today. Read more here.
RTE Six One News - 2016 Weather We all love a good weather story in Ireland! Here's RTE's Science Correspondent, Will Goodbody, reporting on Met Eireann's 2016 weather data for RTE Six One News with a last climate word from yours truly. (2min)