• 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...
  • My Education In A Holistic Steiner School And How It Has Shaped My Outlook On Learning

    In this article, Daisy Forster, a second year Liberal Arts student, relays her experience as a pupil within a Steiner School. The first article in the new Features series: 'Ordinary People; Extraordinary Stories', Daisy presents the many benefits of an education focused on creativity, self-expression and personal value, as...
  • September Book Of The Month: Jonathan Strange And Mr Norrell

    September’s book of the month, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, is an almost miraculous novel. It feels diminutive to even call it one. It's a book that bursts with stories to tell, in fact it has sprung several dozen leaks; in the form of footnotes (often fully cited) that...
  • Why Does Covid-19 Make You Lose Your Sense of Smell?

    Rowan Cothliff Among the many symptoms for COVID-19 circling around at the moment, losing your sense of smell is possibly one you weren’t expecting. But it is actually a vital one to look out for if you are questioning your symptoms, due to it being a bit more of...
  • BBC In Crisis: Why We Should Be Worried About Our National Broadcasting Institution

    The last few months have been rocky for the BBC as coverage of COVID-19 brought new challenges, including several brushes with breaches of impartiality, controversial cultural content and an ever more disengaged youth audience....
  • Wind turbines are the backdrop for the Impact and Covering Climate Now logos

    Impact Is Covering Climate Now

    Impact are now part of Covering Climate Now. The Climate Emergency is the most pressing issue of our generation. It touches every aspect of our lives and every community around the world. The consequences of our warming climate directly exacerbate other global problems from hunger and poverty to health...
  • DIY Weather Forecasting

    Ruth Bentley You don’t need access to a high-tech lab or fancy equipment to do science. After a quick rummage in your house you’ll find everything you need to make your own barometer. Sandals or welly boots? Follow these instructions and you’ll be able find out for yourself! You...