For me, irregardless of any Brexit machinations or Trump controversies, the IPCC Climate change report was the most important piece of "news" this year, if not this decade. We have 12 years to stop catastrophic climate change. 1.5 > 2
Low-tech Magazine have launched a new version of their website which is a low tech, self hosted, solar powered site. The new site drastically reduces the amount of content served and the page size delivered by dithering images, using a default font and removing the logo and cookies. Using solar power, the site boasts approx. 90% uptime, and uses an overlay to show users the current charge of the battery.
Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and irish comedian Maeve Higgins have launched a podcast called Mothers of Invention. The podcast aims to highlight much of the amazing work done by women around the world in tackling climate change issues large and small. The first episode has some fantastic insights about how the legal systems of countries are being used by ordinary citizens to push for climate change progress at government levels. Also, the craic between Mary and Maeve makes for a great listen!