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Student Activism is a Catalyst for Change

Published in Edinburgh University’s ‘The Student’ 28/10/2014

Climate change. We all know the risks of doing nothing, and yet we are all guilty of doing too little. 550 more words

The Student

US/China deal throws Abbott off balance

The news on everybody’s lips at the moment is, of course, the landmark decisions revealed yesterday by the US and China. For those who missed it, US President Obama announced that the USA would cut its carbon emissions by 26%-28% (from 2005 levels) by 2025, and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that China would peak emissions by 2030, and aim to get 20% of its energy from clean/zero-carbon emission sources by the same date. 652 more words

Sustainable Development

Peru's forests store more CO2 than US emits in a year, research shows

Peru, the host for December’s UN climate change summit, stores nearly seven billion metric tons of carbon stocks, mostly in its Amazon rainforest. That’s more than… 361 more words

Environment

If you haven’t already seen it, here’s a series of new films narrated by Leonardo Di Caprio. We all saw him speak at the UN Climate Summit… 438 more words

Sustainable Development

Q&A | Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner on Experiencing the Effects of Climate Change

If you followed the UN Climate Summit in New York last month it’s likely you will have heard of Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, a poet and activist from the Marshall Islands  1,056 more words

EQUALITY

The Politics of the People's Climate March

I haven’t exactly kept up to brush in the creative writing department for the past few years, so bear with me; I’m clearing the rust off. 1,047 more words

Climate Change

Resilience NEWS

Career resilience the name of the game in a disrupted age

Getting a personal grip on how fast-changing technology is reshaping the employment landscape is at the heart of a new guide and tool-kit helping professionals become more adaptable and resilient to change within their careers. 323 more words