By Braedie Atkins, GLOBUS Correspondent Painting a wardrobe that you bought for £30 and changing the doorknobs is an excellent way to decorate your room - and it doesn’t cost hundreds of pounds. The same goes with clothing. A new jumper, or pair of jeans for £5, gives you room to make alterations so they... Continue Reading →
By Gwendolyn Tan, GLOBUS Correspondent Like any other university student, I try to manage my finances responsibly. However, when I started to lead a greener lifestyle, I was taken aback by the costs involved in changing my diet - for example, the purchase of vegetarian, organic and local foods can be quite expensive...enter dumpster diving... Continue Reading →
By Kira Bradley, GLOBUS Correspondent It is predicted that we are currently consuming 50% more resources than our earth can sustain (Watt, 2015). Yet, there are still many around the world deprived of their basic necessities, such as food and clean water. With such figures predicted to only worsen with the onset of the impacts... Continue Reading →
‘Single-use’ has been named Word of the Year in 2018. Why is the banning of ‘single-use’ plastics relevant to sustainable development? By James Rennie The following piece was chosen as the winning entry to the Warwick Global Sustainable Development Year 12 Essay Competition. Plastic – an essential product; one which we use every day, whether to carry... Continue Reading →
Integrating Urban Planning Studies into the Global Sustainable Development Paradigm By Finn Beckett-Hester, GLOBUS Correspondent As of 2007, 50% of the world’s population lived in urban areas (Hanlon, 2007). Currently, the proportion is 55%, and is expected to increase to a massive 68% by 2050 (UNDESA, 2018) as growth becomes increasingly concentrated in urban areas.... Continue Reading →
Gwendolyn Tan presents a deconstruction of the true merits, and hidden challenges, of the zero waste movement.
GLOBUS Correspondent Anna Hardisty debuts with a look at community measures for sustainability: district food waste recycling, local power grid ownership, and Coventry's Energy Innovation Zone.
Big Butt Problems: Why and How to Deal with Toxic Cigarette Litter by Valeria Reinoso, Climate Reality Campus Corps Allow me to try and read your mind. Why on Earth should you find picking up and never littering cigarette butts truly important? What major risks could they pose? I am afraid the answer is very... Continue Reading →