• Are We To Blame For Hurricanes?

    Following the devastating impact wildfires had on Californa last week, with fires having burnt nearly one million acres of land, as well as the battering Louisiana took from Hurricane Laura, many are accrediting these events to global warming caused by human activity. However, are these claims true? And could...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • The Best Climate-Friendly Foods

    According to a study published by the University of Oxford, the production of food accounts for a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions and plays a bigger part in global warming than the transport industry. While many of us have cut down on our use of plastics within supermarkets, whether...
  • Why should you try being a flexitarian?

    It is certainly true that alternative diets, or some would argue lifestyles, have experienced a huge growth in popularity over the past few years. The Independent reported that in April 2018 that the number of those identifying as vegans sky rocketed from around 540,000 in 2016 to 3.5 million...
  • The El Niño Prediction: What is it and what does it mean for us this winter?

    The El Niño is a natural occurrence that happens irregularly every few years. It involves fluctuating temperatures of the Pacific Ocean, usually as a result of warmer water temperatures. The result of this is varying levels of change in weather across the globe. The effects of El Niño can...