Susan O’Keeffe: ‘Smyth’s role is to encourage action on climate crisis, not turn it into a social media bandwagon’
The sad part about recent events is that climate change desperately needs protestors who are savvy and smart to help drive a vast mindset change, writes Susan O’Keeffe
According to one of our Oireachtas members, ‘throwing beans (baked) at paintings’ is effective. Green Party TD Ossian Smyth, the Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, told a group of teenagers this week, that ‘taking action’ is a good thing. His precise words were that it’s a “really effective thing to do. It draws attention.”
Now, it’s probably fair to say that there any number of people who would happily ...