Saving the planet can be a good news story. It does require a sea-change in thinking though, but as Al Gore has pointed out, we’re better off steering our ship from the stars, rather than from the lights of the ships that we pass on our journey.
Here’s some further reading on the issue, and of course have a look at the Irish Government’s website Change.ie and John Gibbon’s site ClimateChange.ie for more information, and of course his excellent blog ThinkOrSwim.ie
Carbon Detox, Your step-by-step guide to getting real about climate change’, George Marshall, Gaia, Octopus Publishing Group 2007
‘Saving the Planet Without Costing the Earth’, Donnachadh McCarthy, Fusion Press, 2004
‘Heat, How to Stop the Planet Burning’, George Monbiot,