Hiding in Plain Sight: The Forgotten SDG

By Tori Keene, Assistant Editor Sustainability; arguably one of 2019’s buzzwords, a concept that people are becoming increasingly well acquainted with. Google Image search it, and the colour green dominates; green trees, green earths, green hands. Think about sustainability in everyday discussion, and Greta Thunberg, Tesla cars or a reusable coffee cup might come to... Continue Reading →

Carbon Offsetting: Who are we kidding?

By Tori Keene, GlOBUS Assistant Editor Is carbon offsetting truly cancelling out our emissions, or just our own guilt? By dictionary definition, a ‘Carbon Offset’ is ‘an action or activity (such as the planting of trees or carbon sequestration) that compensates for the emission of carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases to the atmosphere’ - a... Continue Reading →

Mind Games

Why do people engage with environmentally damaging behaviours in full knowledge of the consequences? By Tori Keene, Assistant Editor To quote Greta Thunberg, ‘our house is on fire’. Our house being the Earth, and the fire being environmental destruction continually wreaking havoc with our planet - be that air pollution, increased temperatures or the endless... Continue Reading →

Extinction Rebellion

By Tori Keene, Assistant Editor In her first article as GLOBUS Assistant Editor, Tori Keene kicks off a new series at GLOBUS: Sixty Second Sustainability - bringing our readers snappy and informative writing without compromising our high editorial standards. Installing a pink boat in Oxford Circus, living in trees in Parliament Square, carrying a coffin... Continue Reading →

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