COP Successes and Criticisms: The Kyoto Protocol (Part 2) 

By Katy Greco, Deputy Editor So now we know all about the UNFCCC and what the COP actually is, you might be wondering what, if anything, does it all achieve? The truth is, like many (multinational) relationships, it’s complicated.   The purpose of the UNFCCC was to “stabilise greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the... Continue Reading →

Broken Blue

By M. L. Lee, Guest Writer Broken Blue Cover me in blue, Like you used to, Life abundant, no corner unreached, Each light ray streaming through, Illuminating corals: Bright. Unbleached. Plankton fill my lungs, Like you used to, With oxygen, Drifting through, life-givers, not one, But thousands rise and fall, fall, with the sun. Swim... Continue Reading →

Geo-engineering: The Next Step?

By GLOBUS Correspondent Vlasits Eszter Imagine a movie set sometime during the 21s century, where humanity is on the brink of destruction because of climate related catastrophes. Their last hope was a team of scientists who launched rockets into the atmosphere in the hopes of controlling the weather. But they never expected what happened next.... 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 →

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 →

Come Together: Future Building in a Divided World

Why is the incorporation of economic theory into the climate action movement important? By Todd Olive, GLOBUS Editor-in-Chief As this correspondent has, so far this series, intended to demonstrate, economics is a fundamentally flawed – even failing – discipline, that nevertheless can be co-opted to understand, encourage and deploy positive solutions for combatting the climate... Continue Reading →

Diverting Our Flight Path

By Anna Hardisty, GLOBUS Correspondent In the midst of crammed revision, packed studying and substantial doses of procrastination, many of us will be motivating ourselves with thoughts of the warm light at the end of the tunnel. Summer. As you may have discovered, Warwick is not a renowned hot, sunny destination and if rays are... Continue Reading →

The Climate ‘Refugee’

The climate refugee - how might it come about? How might civil society and its institutions cope with the principle, and the reality? GLOBUS Correspondent Gwendolyn Tan seeks to address these questions, and more.

Warwick, what is up with our culture?

Why is it so easy for us to declare what it is we are against and so much harder to act, collectively, on the values we want to uphold? Turning to climate change, our Commissioning Editor, Alicia Siddons, asks whether we can galvanise momentum on campus and build a community of respect, freedom and common welfare to stay with us long after we all graduate.

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