by Amy Denton, Assistant Editor In recent years, vegetarianism and veganism have been hailed as the most healthy and sustainable diets. A survey conducted on perceptions around the two diets showed that 73% of people considered them to be ethical, 70% thought being vegan or vegetarian was good for the environment, and over 50% thought... Continue Reading →
In our latest piece, GLOBUS Correspondent Naomi Harris explains why we need to rethink our approach to agriculture and farming in order to protect the fertility of our planet.
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 →
By Naomi Carter, GLOBUS Correspondent It was with some trepidation that I unpacked my Chilly bottle, charity shop crockery and reusable silicone lids on the first day of Freshers’ Week, preparing to start GSD as a degree. Would my flatmates judge me? Would they think they have some crazy sustainability preacher living with them? As... Continue Reading →
Using behavioral nudges (labeling) in order to shift UK consumer preferences away from ruminant-heavy diets By Joel Ramlill This piece is the first of a series of assessment submissions from Warwick Economics' Introduction to Environmental Economics module for first-year students. Executive Summary Food production is a major factor of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with just... Continue Reading →
In our latest piece, Ana Lopez de Arenosa investigates the environmental impact of agricultural farming.