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UEA’s COP26 climate vigil

In conclusion to a fantastic week of debating, discussing, and exchanging knowledge during UEA’s COP26 festival, UEA Green Society hosted a Climate Vigil in The Square on Friday 29th of October. Despite the autumn showers and chilling breeze, a modest yet powerfully passionate crowd turned up to share their thoughts, personal experiences, and most of…

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Boris Johnson unmasked at COP26

Boris Johnson was seen unmasked during COP26 events this week. Despite representing the United Kingdom on the world stage, Boris Johnson was unable to commit to basic health measures whilst attending the global summit. Pictures of the prime minister sitting next to a masked David Attenborough have gone viral on the internet, leading many to…

Climate Change, Main Stories, News

Report for the Future: a collaborative effort from UEA’s Project Change and Concrete

Over the last few months, Concrete has been working with the University of East Anglia’s Project Change to create Report for the Future, a climate journalism programme aiming to elevate young people’s voices during COP26. Project Change is a new youth climate change programme of workshops, resources, and competitions from UEA. Alongside Report for the…

Climate Change, Global

Determination, despair, and desire: Indigenous activism at Cop26

From Sami environmentalists at the Venice Biennale to Europe’s largest network, Climate Alliance, cooperating with Amazonian groups, Indigenous interests have never been more integrated into the international fight against climate change. Right? After all, at COP21 196 parties signed a 2015 Paris climate agreement that recognised the rights of indigenous peoples and the integration of…

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