• I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

    Christmas is a time for giving, but the planet is facing a climate emergency and we, as consumers, are increasingly taking an introspective look at our contribution to climate change. Maybe it's time to make Christmas a little more green?...
  • 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...
  • Team Trees: The YouTube Project with a Twist

    I’m very much enjoying this new swathe of community action against climate change in the face of governmental apathy. I often wonder what high up in power are thinking, as they watch the world rally behind a 16-year-old or protest in a multitude of cities worldwide....
  • The Queen Has Said She Will Now Switch To Wearing Faux Fur

    So it turns out…the Queen is all for Faux Fur!...
  • Creative Corner Showcase: ‘Chances’

    September's poetry showcase explores chances. Impact's poets have come up with a range of poems: from taking a chance and believing in yourself, taking chances in a relationship or reflecting on the lack of a second chance to save the planet. ...
  • Amazon on Fire – What can we do?

    More than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil have occurred this year – an increase by 84% from 2018 (according to the National Institute for Space Research).  Though the Amazon rainforest feels geographically far from the UK, it remains the heart of the planet. Since July, the deforestation rate was...
  • Why the Primark Online Shopping Rumours are Actually a Blessing

    News broke out this week that Primark was finally launching online shopping as well as a click and collect service for its customers. Fans were excited and social media hit off with many claiming this was ‘what they’ve been waiting for’. Unfortunately, for these fans, the rumours seem to...