• Photo from Build Back Better Press Conference on Economic Equity - Wilmington, DE - July 28, 2020

    The Future Of The Environment With The Arrival Of Biden To The White House

    Kallista Jayasuriya In stark contrast to his predecessor, who withdrew the USA from the Paris climate agreement, Joe Biden believes in climate change, and in the importance of urgent action. In one of his campaign videos, he states how we need to act in the next 12 years in...
  • A lightbulb rests on dead soil. Inside the lightbulb is dirt from which a green plant is growing.

    How Do We Build A More Sustainable Future From The Corona Crisis?

    Hannah Pink The Coronavirus pandemic began in the Wuhan Province of China in late 2019 and, as we all know, has continued to impact our lives severely for coming up to a year now. During the first lockdown, you may have seen a few articles come out about minor...
  • You And The Planet: The New Normal | The Royal Society

    Ottilie Owen The Royal Society held a virtual event looking at what the new normal is for the planet. The discussion was focused on “combating climate change and protecting global biodiversity”. Ottilie Owen watched the event and has reported back for us on what was discussed. The event was...
  • Can UK Homes Be Powered By Offshore Wind By 2030?

    Rian Patel “Wind farms couldn’t pull the skin off a rice pudding,” Boris Johnson, then Mayor of London, said in 2013. Seven years on and a lot has changed. Johnson, as Prime Minister, now proclaims his desire to see the UK as the “Saudi Arabia of Wind Power”, having...
  • Twin Sentinels Watching Over the Earth

    Sarvenaz Hosseini Meet Sentinel-2a and Sentinel-2B. They are twin satellites operating simultaneously while positioned half-a-world away from each other. Weighing in at 1.2 tonnes each, they orbit our planet together. Sarvenaz explains some of the applications of these amazing satellites. The Sentinel-2 satellites constantly take photos of the planet....
  • Could A ‘Global Safety Net’ Save The Earth?

    Feyintoluwa Ayanlaja  Human existence on Earth has been plagued by one man-made disaster after another. As we speed towards a sixth mass extinction, the climate crisis is no longer imminent: it’s here. For years we have been exhausted with a multitude of climate change agreements with very little promise....
  • Climate Change Is Making US Wildfires Worse

    Christina Giallombardo Whilst wildfires are often commonplace across the US West Coast during the summer, the significant increase in their scale and destructive power are inarguably linked to climate change. Christina explains how warmer temperatures, changing weather patterns, and lower precipitation levels have significantly elevated the likelihood that a...