Climate Change

Curious.earth on location in Taiwan

What’s Going On Here? At a time when many of us are trying our best to reduce our environmental footprint, it can be both uplifting, as well as disheartening, to learn about the sustainability efforts of other countries. Some are doing a fantastic job of setting ambitious targets, whilst others appear to be lagging behind. At a global level, Taiwan has performed…

Australia’s Bushfires: A Summary

What’s Going On Here? Australia is suffering its worst bushfire season in living memory causing loss of life and devastation to homes, landscapes, and biodiversity. What Does This Mean? The size of the bushfires is hard to comprehend, with over 10.7 million hectares of land burnt so far – an area larger than the Amazon and Californian bushfires combined. To date 28 people have been killed, over 2,204 houses have been…

Carbon Offsetting – Solution or Distraction?

What’s Going On Here? Over the last 18 months organisations and NGOs that provide carbon offsetting services have seen a significant increase in investment. This is thought to be due to growing public awareness, thanks in part to public figures such as Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough as well as Extinction Rebellion and the school strikers. What Does This Mean? Carbon offsetting…

30 of the Most Impactful Climate Change Quotes

Climate Change Quotes The impact that world leaders, celebrities, scientists and other high-profile individuals can have by speaking out about climate issues on a global scale is huge. With the rise of social media, influencers now have an even bigger platform and a captive audience to express their views. Here is a selection of some of the best climate change quotes from:…

Extinction Rebellion: Are you ready to rebel?

What’s Going On Here? On Monday 7th October (this coming Monday), thousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists will be hitting the streets around the world to demand climate and ecological justice. What Does This Mean? Thought you were done with your climate activism? Think again! You probably heard about them causing havoc in April e.g. by glueing themselves to various buildings or flashing their bare…