Society Articles

Laurie Dalton08/11/20207585 min read

What Joe Biden means for Climate Change

With the meandering US presidential election ending in victory for Biden, what exactly does it mean for climate policy and climate change in the US?
James Heyward05/11/20204386 min read

Climate Justice in The South Pacific: Why Treating Pacific Islanders as Victims Is Problematic

Rising sea levels pose a huge threat to many island nations in the South Pacific with their very way of life at risk. But why might our portrayal of these nations as climate change ‘victims’ be considered problematic? In what ways can ‘Climate Justice’ be achieved for the South Pacific?
Laurie Dalton02/11/20203585 min read

Electric cars soon to be the cheapest option but not in the UK

Prices of electric vehicles are continuing to fall regardless of the pandemic. But will Britain lag behind in the electric car savings?
Laurie Dalton26/10/20203965 min read

Electric vehicles – the devastating environmental and ethical costs

Many are calling for a green recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic via the emergence of electric vehicles. However, are electric cars as green as everybody thinks?
James Heyward23/10/20203386 min read

Amphan and COVID-19 in The Bay of Bengal: A Warning For The Future?

In May 2020, Supercyclone Amphan hit Bengal in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Further exploitation of the natural environment means that Bengal is unlikely to be the last victim of these ‘double-disasters’.
Laurie Dalton21/10/20204755 min read

Carbon Neutrality in Football and Forest Green Rovers FC

A small football club in the UK has shown how you can be carbon neutral. Find out how they did it!
James Heyward15/10/20205285 min read

Tackling Mental Health in the Climate Crisis: Why Has Progress Been Lacking?

The mental health implications of climate change are often ignored. Why is this the case and what can be done about this?
Laurie Dalton13/10/20203626 min read

Hurricane Delta and Louisiana’s reluctance to acknowledge climate change

Two hurricanes in 6 weeks have devastated Louisianna. So what do the residents think about these hurricanes that are linked to climate change?