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 ...

A Country Divided.

What was first thought to be one of the most one-sided elections in British history, given that the Conservatives had such a huge lead over a Labour party in disarray under Jeremy Corbyn, has ended up being one of the most exciting in recent history. There were predictions of a 100-seat win for the Conservatives, yet, ...

Sustainable Cities: Portland, USA

The sustainable development of global cities is vital in reducing the effects and impacts of climate change, and so, each week I will look at a global city and what it is doing to make cities more sustainable. In a growing global population with mass migration from rural areas to urban areas, the sustainable growth ...

Why Sustainability?

It would probably be a good place to start, explaining just what sustainability is and why it's so important. It first received major international recognition in 1992 with Agenda 21 at the Rio De Janeiro Earth Summit on Environment and Development and is now commonplace in environmental legislation in many nations around the world. The ...

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