This past month, Exeter University’s panel has revealed its recommendations in the fight against climate change in line with the declaration of a climate emergency announced back in May. The plan sees a range of action-based suggestions and aims provided by a mix of students and staff, with the achievement of carbon neutrality by 2040 […]
Lauren Haughey analyses our consumerist mindsets over the holiday period
Vincent Plant discusses Greta Thunberg’s UN speech and takes a look at the current state of our climate.
Foreign Correspondent in Australia, Shivani Bhatt, explains how Climate Change is manifesting itself in Australia, from bush-fires to pollution.
The realisation that we are now tackling an imminent and catastrophic climate crisis has reached widespread recognition. With some scientists warning of human extinction by 2050 if no drastic change occurs, this innovative green energy deal signed by Exeter and 19 other UK universities highlights the importance of action whilst encouraging hope in a society […]
Paige Insalaco argues that the Goldsmith’s campus beef ban was the kind of institutional leadership we need to combat the climate crisis and that Exeter uni should follow suit.
Amy Butterworth, Online Lifestyle Editor, talks to Jessica Bains-Lovering about balancing student life with striking for Fridays for Future Exeter Meet Exeter University’s Jessica Bains-Lovering: Human Geography student by day, climate striker by night. As Fresher’s Week rolls around, she isn’t worrying about which sport club to join or where the biggest club night will […]
‘The Blood Forest’ artwork illuminates the Brazilian night as a protest against the recent deforestation crisis In the already stunning spectacle that is the amazon rainforest, unveiled by the pouring light of the projectors, portraits of an indigenous community tower above the ground. These are the images of the Surui tribe illustrated through large scale […]
Aakruthi Karri contemplates on the issues concerning tourism in Venice.
In an email to all students this afternoon (20 May), Vice-Chancellor Steve Smith declared a University-wide Environment and Climate Emergency. The announcement comes after weeks of action by environmental group Divest Penryn on the Cornwall Campus. The statement aims to “support those calling for urgent action and show our commitment to leading the change required.” […]