Ours To Protect with John Morley (EP 52)

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Ours to Protect is a unique and exciting audio project – a collaboration of local and regional broadcasters from across the country who have come together to tackle climate change, champion climate action, and inform and educate audiences all over Ireland about how they can make a difference.

Today on ‘Ours To Protect’ John Morley talks to a panel of experts and Chris Benn chats to the people of Galway city.

Did you know…

  • Environmentalism is a broad movement that focuses on protecting the environment and promoting sustainable practices, with roots in the conservation movement.
  • It has an emphasis on reducing pollution and waste
  • A big part of it is advocacy for biodiversity and ecosystem preservation.

Why is it important to tackle climate change?

  • Tackling climate change is crucial for several reasons. Firstly, it helps protect our environment and wildlife, ensuring a sustainable future for all.
  • Addressing climate change can lead to cleaner air and water, benefiting our health and well-being.
  • Acting against climate change can create new job opportunities and promote innovative solutions for a greener world.

What can I do to help support efforts to combat climate change?

  • To support efforts to stop climate change, you can start by reducing your carbon footprint through actions like using public transportation, biking, or walking instead of driving.
  • Additionally, you can advocate for sustainable practices in your community, such as recycling, composting, and supporting renewable energy sources.
  • Staying informed about environmental issues and supporting organizations working towards climate action can make a significant impact in the fight against climate change.

Here’s a few websites if you want to know more!

For more info go over to galwaybayfm.ie, click on Our to Protect image on home page. You could try out the  ‘Ecological Footprint’ calculator and you can take a quick survey.

‘Ours To Protect’ brought to you by Galway Bay fm, the IBI and funded by Coimisiún na Meán with the television licence fee – check out ‘ours to protect.ie for more info.

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