Tag: climate crisis

Science

Should it be this hot?

It’s looking up for youth climate activism. Activists across the world gear up for a year of mobilisation, protest, and disruption in the lead up to the UN COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow. According to the BBC, the ‘COP26 event is a global summit about climate change and what nations are planning to do to…

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This is now our planet

‘A Life On Our Planet’ documents the beloved naturalist’s, Sir David Attenborough, 94 years on our planet. From playing in the woods as a child, to exploring untouched wildernesses as a young man and, later, communicating the wonders of nature to millions of viewers. Although this may sound like a celebration, ‘A Life On Our…

News

Should UEA cut ties with Barclays?

UEA’s banking with Barclays and the Barclays branch on campus has been questioned due to Barclays funding over over £66.5 billion in funding for fossil fuel over the past three years.   Barclays’ lease with UEA is set to expire on January 10, 2021. At the time of publication, Ian Callaghan, member of the Finance Committee as the Chief Resource Officer and University Secretary, has not responded for…

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Surge in number of politics students since referendum

In the divisive era of Brexit, Trump, and the climate crisis, it is university politics departments who are reaping the benefits, with applications to politics courses up 28% since the 2016 Brexit referendum. Professor Lee Marsden, Head the Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication department at UEA, says that, “since 2016, there has been considerable growth…

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