Category: Climate Change

Time for COP23!

It's that time of year where countries in the United Nations meet to discuss climate change. The UN Climate Change Conference (or COP23) is being held in Bonn, Germany, this year and is hosted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and presided over by Fiji. It is run from the ...

Hurricane Season Hits The Americas

Hurricane season has only just begun and already we've seen two devastating hurricanes hit Texas, the Caribbean, and now Florida. Hurricane Harvey is estimated to have killed 70 people and had caused huge amounts of flooding damage. The total cost of Harvey is expected to be in the hundreds of billions as residents begin to ...

Post-Election Climate Change Denial

After May's disastrous election campaign resulted in a likely Tory-DUP coalition, the environmental future of the UK looks troublesome. The coalition of the science-rejecting Democratic Unionists Party (DUP) and the Conservatives already-weak stance on fighting climate change give us an idea of how the environment will be prioritised in the next few Tory-led years. The DUP from ...