Profile photo ofpbrennan_jy7f6fe0Pat Brennan
Course Facilitator

Hi Patrick,

Your story from Australia is shocking but as you righty point out a similar fate could await many Irish coastal town if something significant isn’t done to combat climate change. As mooted it about starting locally and looking at changing the way students travel to school (despite the weather extremities) is a significant step in the right direction. Also the sustainable initiatives your school run as outlined are all with commendable, particularly the jersey swap day so much more sustainable and significant cost saving for hard-pressed families also. Unfortunately, in the bigger scheme of things, there’s little chance of the big brands and indeed teams adapting a similarly sustainable philosophy instead of needlessly changing kits annually, it’s far too big of an earner commercially.

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