The Convention of the Parties (COP) is the annual meeting of nations from all over the world to discuss and tackle the climate emergency. Each year, a different city is selected to host these events with cities like Kyoto, Glasgow and, most recently, Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. This year however, the controversial city of Dubai … Continue reading 4 Things You Should Know About the Upcoming COP28!
3-2-1: WHSmith Buys Back Books, Elon's Eco-Warrior Jibes, and World Vegan Month! 3 Positive Changes Record Breaking Green Tech in Wales The impact of the Welsh Government's Warm Homes Nest Scheme is becoming increasingly clear with a significant increase in the number of homes investing in these technologies, even overtaking Scotland who has long been … Continue reading The 3-2-1 Newsletter (06/11/2023)
In a recent announcement, Home Secretary Suella Braverman has stated an intent to ban homeless people from using tents for shelter and fining charities who provide homeless people with tents to discourage them from doing so. Via a number of posts over the last couple of days, Braverman shared her plans to ban tents and, … Continue reading Reaching a New Level of Inhumane
It's not often I'd post on something relating to money or the economy. If there's not an environmental spin that can be put on something social or economic then I have previously tried to avoid writing on it as it often ends up getting political... But the economy and society, as well as the environment, … Continue reading Rishi’s Cutting Caps
A single tweet has dominated conversation in the last few days, completely ignoring the disgraceful illegal immigration bill proposed by the Tory Government.
Last Saturday thousands of people travelled to Oxford to protest the city council's plans to turn Oxford into a 15-minute city. For a bit of background, the goal of a 15-minute city essentially reducing the amount of private car use and making urban areas more walkable, prioritising public transport and walking to reach central community … Continue reading 15-Minute City Protests
Yesterday it was announced that Shell had made £32billion in profits in 2022 after making around £8billion in the final quarter of the year - quite the bumper year for their shareholders! This was the largest profits ever recorded after smashing the previous record of £25billion they recorded in 2008. In a year that's seen … Continue reading Making Billions Whilst the World Burns
36 hours after the end of COP27, held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, a deal was finally reached between nations. The main success that came out from COP27 was the development of a global 'loss and damage' fund that could be used by less developed countries who are severely affected by natural disasters exacerbated by … Continue reading COP27: Success or Failure?
In recent months, the global price of oil and gas has been on the rise. As countries looked to leap out of the economic lull caused by the Covid-19 pandemic at the end of 2021, the demand for fossil fuels returned, driving up the price of oil and gas as countries all over the world … Continue reading The Rising Price of Fossil Fuels
The need for sustainability has become increasingly important. A study done by Southern Cross University reports that 93% of participants expressed general concerns regarding the condition of the environment, and 77% wanted to learn more about sustainable living. Though on the bright side, a majority of the respondents already practice eco-friendly acts like recycling and avoiding single-use … Continue reading Why Sustainability Needs an Interdisciplinary Approach