The Road to Glasgow: Tracing the Footsteps of Climate Negotiators

By Zuzanna Soltysiak and Emma Carter With wildfires raging around the world and floods taking lives in Europe and Asia, the IPCCC released its recent report with a clear message: human activity is causing climate change and we need a major and systemic change to the way we live to protect our shared climate. As…

Libraries and environmental sustainability | Sarah Pyke and Shelley Trower

By Sarah Pyke and Shelley Trower “We’re recycling books every day. We’re recycling information and we’re sharing stories” – Rachel, Storyhouse Just before the pandemic hit, in 2019 and early 2020 we travelled on trains across England – from Falmouth in the South West to Newcastle in the North East – to carry out a…

Public Attitudes Towards Climate Change | Professor Stephen Drinkwater

By Professor Stephen Drinkwater Climate change has become one of the most pressing issues facing policy-makers across the globe. Concerns about global warming and the increasing frequency of extreme weather events also apply in countries that have not thus far been, or are expected to be, directly affected by the most severe effects of climate…

Roehampton Climate Network Launch

Humanity is facing an existential crisis as a result of ongoing environmental damage and destruction. One of the most urgent manifestations of this crisis is in the climate emergency, an issue that is now at the forefront of policy-making across the world. The House of Commons’ Climate Assembly indicates that the public is ahead of…

If Humanity Counted | Molly Scott-Cato

When you look at the plunging growth charts that have been turning economists white over the past year, it is important to remember that these charts measure growth according to GDP (gross domestic product). And that it is only one way of looking what an economy does and – as a Green economist – I’m…