Isabelle Drage writes on French attitudes towards and current action on the Climate Crisis; translated by Marion L-Huillier-Hunsinger. Il existe de nombreux stéréotypes sur les Français, mais ils ne sont pas forcément connus pour rester silencieux quand ils sont mécontents. La France a la réputation d’être une nation de manifestants ; une tradition qui découle de […]
Vincent Plant discusses Greta Thunberg’s UN speech and takes a look at the current state of our climate.
Why Communities Can Protest Climate Change… but Social Media Can’t Becca Wells, Foreign Correspondent in Australia, analyses Climate Change Protests in Melbourne and argues community, not social media, can make a difference. People from every corner of the city gathered outside Melbourne’s Parliament building. Indigenous landowners, Quakers, environmentalist groups, school trips, the elderly, even dogs […]
On Friday 20 September, 3,400 people came together in Exeter City Centre for the Global Climate Strike in which over 150 countries took part. Both children and adults of all ages gathered in Bedford Square at 11am to protest for an act of emergency for the climate crisis and demand for climate justice. After a […]
Catherine Lloyd ruminates on sustainability in the fashion industry post-London Fashion Week Fashion has always been political. From the politically loaded ‘Choose Life’ Katherine Hamnett slogan tees, to the donning of black on Hollywood’s red carpet amid the Time’s Up campaign; fashion is a tool that allows us to engage when we don’t have the necessary […]
Lindsay Warner discusses the importance and rise of Climate Change Fiction.
An international walkout demanding action against climate change reached Exeter on Friday 15 March. Students of all ages in Exeter gathered outside the Northcote House reception to protest climate change inaction on the part of governments across the world. “It’s a global strike and it’s about mobilising our generation as a force for good rather […]