Wokingham.Today

VOICE OF WOKINGHAM: The heat is on, now we must take action

null

IN CASE you hadn’t noticed, it ain’t half hot mum.

Over the past few years, we have seen some extreme weather. The Beast from the East, last year’s incredibly hot summer and just this year a very dry July.

We are only just waking up to the problem that climate emergency is causing, but aid agencies have been warning of the issues other countries have been facing for more than 15 years now.

The problems of single-use plastic have been there for years.

Some of us have been buying ethically for years – even back in the day when fairly traded coffee tasted vile and ethical fashion was a contradiction in terms.

The world is cottoning on.

Our Plastic Free Life column is a great example of how ethical living, with a smaller carbon footprint, is becoming mainstream and we can all make simple swaps to improve our lives.

Thursday’s motion was a landmark for the borough.

Announcing solar panels for schools is a no-brainer.

But there will be more to do.

We all have a part to play in it.

We will be monitoring the work of the cross-party panel closely, and looking for ways in which we can all make our borough greener. It’s not just for us, it’s for our children’s children too.

Related posts

Police hunt for wanted man – warn public not to approach him but call them instead

Phil Creighton

Coronavirus – Sing Health Choirs cancels planned concert over safety fears

Phil Creighton

Another new high for positive coronavirus tests in Wokingham borough as rate per 100,000 jumps again

Phil Creighton
0 0 vote
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Support Wokingham.Today.

Wokingham.Today is a Social Enterprise and aims to ensure that everyone within the Borough has free access to independent and up-to-date news. However, providing this service is not without costs. If you are able to, please make a contribution to support our work.

Click here to contribute.

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x