Available now to watch online, or listen on the First Thought podcast.
The global pandemic has distracted everyone from the bigger problem facing the planet, for which there is no vaccine: climate change and its predictable disastrous effects on our lives. Last year, First Thought Talks hosted a fascinating and inspiring talk with four of the young people involved in the schools’ protests for action on climate change, in conversation with Green Party leader, Eamon Ryan.
In this First Thought Talk, Tara O’Neill and Mai Sheehan, two young Galway climate activists, are joined again by Eamon Ryan, now Minister for Climate Action, Communications Networks and Transport. Dr. Rory Monaghan, Lecturer of Energy Systems Engineering at NUI Galway, moderates the event.
Autumn 2020 First Thought Talks are now streaming on GIAF's podcast, First Thought.
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