The Shortcomings of the Mainstream Media: A Climate Change Perspective

Image Description: UN Secretary-General António Guterres, who has called for a World Climate Summit scheduled for September 2019 Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old Swedish student who inspired the recent climate marches, has, without a doubt, furthered the cause of climate change. The passionate response from hundreds of thousands of young people is certainly encouraging as to […]

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Students protest Oxford investments

Image Credit: Oxford Climate Justice Campaign The Oxford Climate Justice Campaign marched in protest on Wednesday for a “divested, disarmed and decolonized university”. The protest, which will take place on the National Day of Action on Divestment, will start at 12pm at Pembroke College. Protesters will then march to Exeter and New College.  According to […]

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How is Climate Change Threatening the Four Dimensions of our Global Food Security

Image credit: Hydrosami  (CC BY-SA 4.0)- Description: Dry, cracked earth Food security is one of greatest challenges of the 21st century: by 2050, food production must increase by 70% to meet the demands of 9 billion people. Progress towards this target must occur in a climate with higher temperatures, more variable rainfall patterns and more frequent […]

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The Importance of Tropical Forests: Why We Should Conserve Them and How They Affect the Rest of the World

Image Credit:Jami Dwyer Tropical forest constitutes the most diverse and complex biomes on Earth. Since Humboldt to the present day, the ecology of these biomes has been captivating and challenging scientists. The speciality of the ecology of these biomes reaches further than pure natural history; they are of key importance to the world: from timber, […]

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