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
2018 was a huge year in raising awareness of the problem of plastic and the effect that it's having on the environment and to critical ecosystems. The final episode of David Attenborough's Blue Planet II was arguably the biggest moment when a lot of people realised what impact plastic was having on our environment and wanted … Continue reading Cutting Down on Plastic in 2019
Palm oil production is often vilified. Almost all of us have seen the Greenpeace video, 'there's a Rang-tan in my bedroom' (I've included a link below if you haven't) that shows us the impact that palm oil plantations are having on a lot of the rainforest in Malaysia and Indonesia, pushing animals like the Orangutan … Continue reading Palm Oil: Can it be Sustainable?
I call it Donald Trump's wall because that's exactly what it is. The US President sells it as a wall that the American people need for security and protection from illegal immigration, but he uses false figures and continually stirs up hatred to gain supporters from his Conservative base. In an address to the nation … Continue reading The Environmental Cost of Donald Trump’s Wall
A slight change of pace to what is usually posted on Think Sustainability, but certainly well worth it... Over the last year, a close friend of mine has travelled across India, Nepal, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and spent the last few months in New Zealand. After 25,000 pictures and a lot of time spent editing, he produced … Continue reading Wanderers