It would be impossible to comment on the politics of climate without mentioning Donald Trump, arguably the most powerful man in the world, and his affinity for ignorant tweets. We now live in a time where it appears to be completely acceptable and legitimate for the President of the United States of America to release a completely false statement to every corner of the world. … Continue reading “Global Warming..We need you!”
In recent years we have seen surges in climate rallies on a global scale, from the Extinction Rebellion, to the solo strike of 15 year old Greta Thunberg, spreading across now to New Zealand where on March the 15th, thousands of New Zealand School Students plan to go on strike to support a worldwide day of action over global warming. But what do current climate … Continue reading Climate Strikes, The Rebellion of Generation Z.
When it comes to diet, we are all very different. Some of us choose to be vegan or vegetarian, others choose pescatarian or the gluten-free way, and some of us are just die hard carnivores. But whatever our eating habits may be, it would be ignorant to ignore the carbon consequences of what we consume. Food’s carbon footprint refers to the greenhouse gas emissions produced … Continue reading Eating our way to Extinction
Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom of the Himalayas, with a population of just over 800,000, is a landlocked and mountainous country. Geographically speaking, Bhutan is tucked between the first and third biggest emitters of carbon in the world, China and India, and so it might come as a surprise that Bhutan is actually the only Carbon Negative country in the world! Gross National Happiness? The notion of … Continue reading Carbon Negative: What can we learn from Bhutan?