Living Sustainably

After the recent extreme weather events experienced here and in Britain there is now a lot of focus on the need for all of us to live more sustainably so that we don’t have runaway climate change and other ecological and social catastrophes. Sustainable living involves finding the right balance between utilising resources and protecting the planet. Some of the key elements of sustainable living involves reducing our carbon footprint and this has implications for many aspects of our lives including   what we eat, the energy we use to heat our homes, our means of travel etc.  There are many training course and initiatives in which we can participate that will give us skills to live more sustainably. This week we look at some of these in Ireland.

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