Sometimes, we elect eejits because we're not offered a choice – so where does Extinction Rebellion go when elections pop up?

Do you remember Extinction Rebellion protesting in Dublin not too many weeks ago? They took over Merrion Square, and spent a whole week telling us that, unless we change the way we live and change it now, the earth and humanity, are doomed. They were and are right, of course. Right in what they say. But not … Continue reading Sometimes, we elect eejits because we're not offered a choice – so where does Extinction Rebellion go when elections pop up?

Dublin Lord Mayor invites Extinction Rebellion to camp in the Mansion House*

Fair dues to him. The Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe has invited the Extinction Rebellion activists to set up home in the Mansion House. “They can pitch their tents in the Round Room, they can put their sleeping bags in the bedrooms, they can light their fires in the kitchen,” he said. “It’s only … Continue reading Dublin Lord Mayor invites Extinction Rebellion to camp in the Mansion House*

Let’s take the fight against Climate Change back from the bullies and ego trippers (And here’s how we can do it.)

I about two week’s time, an unelected, unelectable bunch of attention seekers will try to prevent me, and others, reaching medical appointments. They will do so in the name of fighting global warming and climate change. I have no doubt, if I am stopped at one of their blockades in Dublin, they will let me … Continue reading Let’s take the fight against Climate Change back from the bullies and ego trippers (And here’s how we can do it.)

We need climate action – not a bunch of arrogant ego-trippers damaging the cause

We are facing a disaster on this planet. And we’re facing it because for too long, the people we have elected have chosen to ignore or, as in the case of Donald Trump, simply dismiss the idea of climate change. We need to do something. Today, thousands of schoolchildren did. They were supported by the … Continue reading We need climate action – not a bunch of arrogant ego-trippers damaging the cause