Some real common sense from David Horgan in the Sunday
today. Let’s be green but let’s also be sensible to what we can do and the risks of our governments inaction
Recommend: this article from the Sunday Independent by David Horgan 11th September 2022
Links and Tweets. We have no time to Wallow…Action is essential now. Energy is Energy and winter is cold and businesses will close. Links should be of interest below:
Who owns Ireland’s Oil wealth? Ireland enshrines into law ban on new oil and gas exploration
Doesn’t make sense?
While the news about Queen Elizabeth’s passing has captured hearts and minds, the big news on the battlefield grabbing everyone’s attention is Ukraine, says Ian Bremmer. The Ukrainians have retaken a significant amount of territory with counterattacks, claiming back several thousand square kilometers and watching the Russian frontlines melt away. The big problem for Moscow? It can’t get a lot more troops without a nationwide draft, which would mean admitting that the country is at “war.”
There could be retaliation in the form of missiles against city centers, such as Kyiv and Lviv, but that wouldn’t change the reality on the ground. There is also the possibility of Russia using weapons of mass destruction.
Watch Ian’s Quick Take here.