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environment Tag Archive

Goldsmiths’ beef ban: meating our climate’s needs, or a massive missteak?

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As a push towards reducing the environmental impact their university is having on the world around it, Goldsmiths in London has announced their plans to ban the sale of any beef...

Lush puts a cork in it

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When asked to picture those leading the charge against global warming, one might picture the 70s hippy trying to bring about nuclear disarmament with peace and love, man, or...

North of Tyne to introduce UN-accredited climate change teachers: opinion

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If Driscoll has serious concerns about the impact of climate change on the North East, he ought to do more than tell primary school children off for asking Mum for a lift to...

Are councillors right to be ‘vigilant’ towards Extinction Rebellion?

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24 July 2019 will not only be recorded for being the hottest day in 2019, but it will also be recorded for being the day that Newcastle councillors are warned to be careful due...

Beluga whale spy: Licence to krill?

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It’s something that you might read about in a sci-fi book. It’s safe to say a mysterious harnessed beluga whale isn’t something you’d expect to see every day. But, for a...

Roasts, Toasts and Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants: weird, wonderful, weekly. Our two new columns give writers the chance to roast, or toast, a figure or group of their choosing....

Fast Fashion, even Faster Damage

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Phoebe Eyles explains how to make your wardrobe more sustainable......

What the nut?

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Today people are paying an increasing amount of attention towards their own personal health and wellbeing. This in conjunction with the rising awareness over ethical and...

Brazil’s move to the far right: a future environmental disaster?

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I hope you all like dogs as much as you say you do online, because they’re going to be one of the few animals we have left. Jair Bolsonaro’s election is a disaster – for...

Amidst even more wildfires in California, should US policy turn over a new leaf?

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Today in the United States, perhaps in the same city or neighbourhood, two children are being raised by their families with the intention that they will one day move out, go to...