• The Anti-Greta: Naomi Seibt 

    To be able to shoot to prominence, in the public eye, at a young age is not an easy thing to do. Yet Greta Thunberg is now a household name across the world, a fierce campaigner for action against climate change, the 17-year old has amassed a huge following. She was...
  • Can Climate Change be Averted?

    Alice reports on the recent climate crisis panel hosted by Nottingham Labour Students and the Environmental and Social Justice Network....
  • Bezos Announces ‘Earth Fund’

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has recently announced plans to create a project called the ‘Bezos Earth Fund,’ pledging $10 billion towards the fight against climate change.  The money used for the fund comes from his own personal wealth, currently estimated at around $130 billion, making him the world’s richest...
  • Greta Thunberg named Time’s Person of the Year

    On the 11th of December 16-year-old Greta Thunberg was named Time’s 2019 Person of the Year, becoming the award’s youngest ever winner. Greta was chosen ahead of a number of other nominees including Donald Trump, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and ‘The Hong Kong Protestors’. Greta began her...
  • Decade of Exceptional Global Heat

    Scientists have confirmed that the 2010-2019 period has seen the highest average temperatures in history, making it the warmest decade on record. Such “exceptional” global heat around the world has been driven by greenhouse gas emissions, the WMO (World Meteorological Organisation) has stated. Scientists have described how greenhouse gas...
  • Venice Floods: Preventable or Not?

    Saira comments on the recent flooding happening in Venice....
  • Flooding Across the World: From Venice to Sheffield

    The recent floods at home and abroad have brought back the debate on climate change and its associated impact. Last week, Italy was to declare a state of emergency in Venice after severe floods saw an estimated 80% of the city, according to Unesco, under water. Italy’s Prime Minister,...