Loop: Save The Planet

  • Lesley A @Lesley4 Frant updated 1 month ago

    Writing about Climate Change: an interesting article

    This is a long article and I haven’t read it yet but, skimming it, it looks interesting and, I think, addresses something that I struggle with in this group - how to balance hope and despair. https://www.newyorker.com/books/under-review/can-we-find-a-new-way-to-tell-the-story-of-climate-change?
    • Yes, interesting article. The balance between hope and despair is difficult. I find it helps me to d..

    • @Li... Yes -it is the big corporations but I think it`s an awful lot of ordinary people too, who thi..

    • I think we need some very tough laws about single use items. The hospitality industries are reeling ..

    • @Le... Hospitality had begun to address this issue pre-pandemic, so it would be desperately retrog..

    • @Di... I think it might be about staffing. Almost every shop, pub, and cafe we passed on holiday ha..

    • The building industry needs a kicking too. Builders are SO wasteful and mostly too lazy to even recy..

    • @Kr... Even new materials are thrown away at the end of jobs and anyone who has bought a ne..

    • @Te... I realise.There were almost whole beams in one skip I saw!! I was devatated that i could onl..

    • @Te... In the 70s we moved into a 50s-ish semi in Crawley. After a while, we noticed that when we s..

    • @Kr... On the Isle of Sheppey, after storms, people would be on the beach on the estuary si..

    • @Li... I thought you were allowed to scavenge from skips???

    • @Li... Def!! All that tedious waiting around to ask when you KNOW it wouldn`t be in there if they wa..

    • @Le... and @Kr... L

      I didn't know that -

      Doesn't it depend whether they are on private propert..

    • You should always ask owner's permission apparently even if it's in street as they may be simply sto..

    • @Li... I didn`t think of that because skips are more often on the street. If i`m honest I don`t know..

    • @Kr... The waste is probably costed into the job and too much effort to move, which means c..

    • @Te... So`s the planet!!

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Save The Planet

This planet is dying and we are all acting too slowly. Thoughts, debates & suggestions on how we can act FAST and attempt to save the planet.

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