News on green initiatives welcomed by reader

Interest is high in environmentally conscious ideas

I was pleased to see a “Green News” feature in Friday’s paper (June 22). I would hope that all the media would regularly report positive environmental news, highlighting, as you have done, the “green” element in the item.

Surely there are many new technologies, local initiatives, economic perspectives and individual efforts that people would like to read about.

Interest in “green news” is surely high and more reporting of hopeful information would be welcome.

I even dream that good news about environmental protection would be as regular in the media as reports on the stock market, political shenanigans, sports highlights and horoscopes.

Let’s hear more about what’s being done to heal the environment. It’s important, and surely many people would want to be able to keep up with the latest news.

Ted Bristow


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