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.
1.5 to Stay Alive: Can We Prevent Damaging Climate Change?
Freddie Seagrave Many countries have recently pledged to reduce their emissions in order to stay within a 1.5°C rise in global warming. Is this target achievable? The following piece was a highly commended entry to the Warwick Global Sustainable Development Year 12 Essay Competition 2019. Over past millennia, global temperatures have been cyclical and affected by... Continue Reading →
Behavioural Nudging and Meat-Heavy Diets
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 →
Plant Based Diets: How Effective are They, Really?
In our latest piece, Ana Lopez de Arenosa investigates the environmental impact of agricultural farming.
Making The Vegan Lifestyle Sustainable
Veganism is widely praised for its moral, environmental and sustainable principles - but, is it currently living up to these high expectations? GLOBUS Correspondent, Zafirah Kesington, questions how effective veganism truly is in its pursuit of a sustainable future.