Tag: Weather

Climate Change

Climate Change Corner: Will green technology save us from the climate crisis? (589 words)

At COP26 in Glasgow, world leaders have announced plans to make green technology cheaper and more accessible than highly polluting alternatives. But how far do these announcements go toward making meaningful changes? Will they be enough to help prevent the negative impacts of climate change?    Over 40 world leaders, including those from some of the…



There are always some stretches in the Autumn when you feel trapped in lecture halls, nervously checking the weather application to see if your tea time by the lake is possible, only to step outside to the dreaded sound of the drizzle. You dream of seeing far-away places to quench your travel deficiency but understand…


Summer Dresses or Sweater Weather?

Instead of hiding your favourite summer pieces at the back of your closet as soon as the weather starts changing, flaunt them as transitional pieces between summer and fall using these simple tips and tricks! To kick off, dark shades are a fall essential, such as burgundy, navy and grey. While dressing for the transitional…


Where the wind comes sweeping down the plain

The tune to Oklahoma plays on the school bells as I hurry from the top of campus to the bottom. It is -7 degrees celsius but my Snapchat is blowing up with people drinking snakebites in the UEA square. My campus, is a dry campus. Oklahoma is a difficult place for most people to point…


US hit by frosty polar vortex

Hospitals in the US have been treating patients for frostbite as temperatures drop to -17C and lower. Chicago saw lows of -30C and -37C in North Dakota, as the ‘polar vortex’ hit the American Midwest in one of the worst cold snaps the regions has seen. The death toll has risen to at least 21,…


Coming to America: The weather outside is frightful

I’ve been watching a lot of Gavin & Stacey at the moment. Firstly because it’s absolutely one of the best British comedies to have ever been made. Second of all, because it reminds me of home. I’ve been called a ‘Pam’ more than once. America is great (not to be confused with make great again)…


Regular heatwaves: a hazard to health

7,000 more people could die per year due to increased temperatures by 2050, says a new report by the Health Protection Agency. It found that if no changes are made there could be a rise of 257% in heat-related deaths. So should we be worried? Well, the study found that London, the Midlands and the east…

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January 2022
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