By Sara Azeem, GLOBUS Correspondent Engines roaring. The smell of gasoline, burnt tires and engine smoke. These are the sensations that make the Formula 1 spectator experience unbelievable and worthwhile. Yet, of all the words that could be associated with the sport, “sustainable” would be the last to spring to mind. Not surprising given that it is a motorsport with over 20 races all over the... Continue Reading →
Sustainable Student Living: easy Vegan Recipes
By Izzy Hardern, GLOBUS Correspondent Often, student living can be so busy that cooking can feel like a real drain. However, cooking can be a great way to destress, and - if it’s vegan - it has the added bonus of being much better for the environment. The best way to make your eating habits more sustainable is to... Continue Reading →
US 2020 Election: How will the climate fair under a Biden-Harris presidency?
By Lucy Jordan, GLOBUS Deputy Editor At the dawn of the new decade, the stage was being readied for the 2020 US Presidential Election to set a different kind of precedent. The race was to be a first of its kind in US history: a climate election. Despite Trump’s administration having rolled back American environmental protections to near-skeletal form, as of 2020, two-thirds of the American electorate were... Continue Reading →
Sustainable Student Living: Burnout
By Lucy Jordan, GLOBUS Deputy Editor Burnout: a student's fateful friend. Whether it's those increasingly heavy eyes in the library, frequent TLC Netflix binges, or sudden overwhelming bursts of dread, usually of everything and nothing at all, we all grow accustomed to its everyday fatigue. But, what happens when we neglect to nurture these early... Continue Reading →
COP25 Madrid: What happened and Key Takeaways
By Lucy Jordan, GLOBUS Deputy Editor From the start, COP25 was imbued in conflict. Originally set to take place in the Chilean capital, Santiago, President Sebastián Piñera was forced to cancel the conference due to outbursts of violent civil unrest. As a result, Spain took up the challenge of hosting the event, mere months ahead of its commencement. This meant that yet again the event was yielded... Continue Reading →
Hidden in Plain Sight: Warwick’s BP Archive
By Lucy Jordan, Deputy Editor Tucked beneath the guise of willow trees, within the Modern Research Centre, the BP Research Archive lies just off the daily paths of most Warwick students. Yet, despite the archive’s centrality, it appears to have become the university’s most mysterious - albeit unintended and arguably worst-kept - secret. The BP... Continue Reading →
The Escazú Agreement: Protecting Latin America’s Environmental Defenders
By Lucy Jordan, Deputy Editor ‘Our house is on fire’. Seven months on from Greta Thunberg’s global address, and the world was awakened to the far-too-literal reality of her statement. Flames raged through the depths of the Amazon, and with their embers plastered across every newspaper, one could do little else but gawp. Beneath the... Continue Reading →
SB50: The Climate without Science
By Lucy Jordan, Deputy Editor We have now set a worrying precedent for scientific reports to come, sending the clear message that ‘science is negotiable, and only exists so long as we grant its existence’.Lucy Jordan Scorched by rising temperatures and oppressive humidity over the past few weeks, Europe has been plunged into a state... Continue Reading →
As The Gavel Strikes: The True Meaning of Climate Justice
GLOBUS Assistant Editor Lucy Jordan explores the complex true meaning of 'Climate Justice' from her own perspective as a climate activist.
Our Climate Emergency: COP24 – Power vs Progress
GLOBUS' Assistant Editor Lucy Jordan debuts with a frank first-hand account of last December's COP24 negotiations - and their shortcomings.