Forget the Conservative Movement, we need a Real Turning Point

Poverty is on the rise, the country is divided more than ever and we're barreling towards a global climate catastrophe. The current political and economic system is not fit to tackle many of the issues we face today and will face in the future. There needs to be a dramatic shift in the way we … Continue reading Forget the Conservative Movement, we need a Real Turning Point

Breaking Down the Green New Deal

Reports by the IPCC and climate scientists around the world paint a print stark picture of what the future will be like if we don't act on climate change. In 2018, climate scientists warned that we have just 12 years to stop global temperatures rising above 1.5°C compared to pre-industrial levels and prevent a climate … Continue reading Breaking Down the Green New Deal

What the US Midterms Mean for Climate Change

Yesterday saw one of the most important America midterm elections in recent history. The results saw Donald Trump and the Republicans add to their advantage in the Senate by flipping three democratic seats in favourable States won by the President back in 2016. However, they did concede control of the House with a number of … Continue reading What the US Midterms Mean for Climate Change

There’s Still No Urgency to Tackle Climate Change…

The release of the IPCC special report just a few days ago has highlighted the disaster we find ourselves barreling towards. The IPCC report found that 1.5℃ of warming above pre-industrial levels could have catastrophic consequences for millions around the world, and without urgent action, we could reach that milestone in just 12 years. In … Continue reading There’s Still No Urgency to Tackle Climate Change…

Natural Gas Exploration should Frack Off

Fracking for natural gas in the UK has been on the minds of the Conservative Government for a number of years now. According to the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the government believes that 'shale gas has the potential to provide the UK with greater energy security, growth and jobs'. They definitely … Continue reading Natural Gas Exploration should Frack Off

Fishing Industry Backs the Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary!

In what is a hugely positive step forward, one of the last remaining true wildernesses is a step closer to becoming the world's largest protected nature reserve. A global campaign started by Greenpeace has been backed by 1.7 million people around the world and, on Monday, was backed by major global fishing companies! The protected … Continue reading Fishing Industry Backs the Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary!

Why More Supermarkets Must Follow the Iceland Example

On Tuesday 10th April 2018, Iceland announced that it was to remove palm oil from use in its own-brand products. They cited the lack of clarity to recognise what is a sustainable or unsustainable source of palm oil. Iceland has argued that although there are sustainable palm oil plantations, it is impossible to say with certainty … Continue reading Why More Supermarkets Must Follow the Iceland Example