Book Of Leaves

Book Of Leaves

Ceara Carney


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Climate Change: Parenting, Pensions & CETA - Paul McCormack Cooney

Episode 54 is coming from the vaults as I interviewed fellow activist Paul McCormack Cooney a few months ago. Paul is another absolutely wonderful human I got to know through Extinction Rebellion. He recently started a blog called Climate Dad which despite being a work in progress, I definitely recommend checking out! And you can follow Paul on Twitter @PaulMcCC or Instagram @climatedad.ie. We cover some everyday topics like parenting, but we also touch on the ever-lasting, controversial CETA, a trade agreement you may have heard of… Have a listen and let me know what you think! [04:15] A bit about Paul & what sparked his eco consciousness. [10:10] Cool Planet & Extinction Rebellion. [18:00] Linking Paul’s work in the Pension sector to our climate action perception. [23:30] Starting his blog, Climate Dad. [25:35] Talking to his kids about Climate Change. [31:35] Dealing with burnout. [34:50] A quick guide to CETA. [41:30] Random questions! As mentioned, CETA is a big, complicated topic but I recommend checking out Paul's blogpost on it, and searching and signing all the petitions you can find about it, & emailing TDs. Also mentioned: Al Gore Inconvenient Truth. David Wallace Wells article The Uninhabitable Earth. YouTube Interview with David Wells and Michael Man. Shannon LNG. Greta Saves the World game. I Am Greta Documentary. Kiss The Ground Documentary. Get bonus content on Patreon Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/bookofleaves. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

About Book Of Leaves

Each episode I interview business owners, activists and other everyday people, to learn how they contribute to living sustainably. By educating ourselves, we can then take a leaf from their book to add to our own way of living. Access more episodes, subscribe, and learn more.