Extinction Rebellion and young people lead anti-climate change activist movement

Extinction Rebellion and young people lead anti-climate change activist movement

With climate change being one of the biggest global issues in the world right now, activist organisation  ‘Extinction Rebellion’ are drawing attention to the issue, with significant protests.      The organisation was set up in September 2018 and has brought huge amounts of media coverage and public support to the...

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Australia’s Revolving Door Government Spins Again

Australia’s Revolving Door Government Spins Again

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been ousted from office after facing a rebellion from inside his own Liberal Party over Climate Change Policy. Turnbull is now the 5th Prime Minister to be ousted before completing a full term in office. 7 ministers and 15 others had resigned from Turnbull’s...

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Young entrepreneur combines style with substance in his latest collaboration with Oxfam

Young entrepreneur combines style with substance in his latest collaboration with Oxfam

At just 14 years old, a young Sacha Jordan Mattey decided to take his passion for design into the real world by setting up his own company that specialised in casual wear clothing. Since then, the St Paul’s student has continued to pursue his interest in design by releasing more...

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Macron sends a clear climate message to Trump

Macron sends a clear climate message to Trump

French president Emanuel Macron has released a provocative video inviting American climate researchers, entrepreneurs and engineers to France where they are “welcome”.  The video message, which has gone viral on social media, appears to be a direct snub to Donald Trump’s climate policies. “I do know how your new president now...

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London has lost air quality control

London has lost air quality control

It has proved a telling couple of years for the growing air pollution disaster faced by city-dwellers worldwide. And in a year that has, according to the UN, been consistently the hottest on record and the third in a row of record-breaking years, it seems that the effects of human...

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Geoengineering to tackle climate change: A looming possibility

Geoengineering to tackle climate change: A looming possibility

A United Nations body is investigating controversial methods to avert runaway climate change by re-engineering the Earth’s oceans and atmosphere, in a bid to achieve the global carbon levels laid down in the Paris agreement. “Within the Paris agreement there’s an implicit assumption that there will need to be greenhouse gases removed,”...

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Climate change could cause the next financial crash

Climate change could cause the next financial crash

  According to former Bank of England executive Mark Fisher, climate change “could trigger the next financial crash” due to a sudden repricing of assets. Fisher pointed to the recent fall in sterling following the government’s timetable for leaving the European Union as “exactly the sort of event you might...

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White cliffs eroding 10 times faster than over last few thousand years

White cliffs eroding 10 times faster than over last few thousand years

A new study has revealed that the famous white cliffs of Dover are eroding ten times faster than they have been over the last few thousand years. Over the past 150 years, researchers have observed a 22 to 32 centimetres per year rate of erosion at Beachy Head and Seaford...

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Global wildlife population decreases 58% since 1970

Global wildlife population decreases 58% since 1970

A report by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and WWF shows that the global wildlife population has fallen 58% in the last forty years with little indication of the average annual 2% decline slowing down. The Living Planet Report is published by ZSL and WWF every two years to...

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Formula E on ice

Formula E on ice

As the earth faces its warmest year on record, the amount of sea ice breaking away from the Arctic has reached historic levels. To draw attention to this, Formula E, the all-electric racing series, has brought one of its race cars to the scene of the crime. The zero-emissions race car...

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