Climate Change

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…

Global Climate Strike, everyone is invited!

What’s Going On Here? On Friday 20th and 27th of September there is a call for everybody to take part in the Global Climate Strike, joining children in the #YouthStrike4Climate movement. This aims to be the biggest mobilisation yet, calling for climate justice for all. What Does This Mean? Greta Thunberg rose as a global phenomenon in August 2018 with her school strikes for the…

15 of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Best Quotes

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a 29-year old American politician and activist. She is a Progressive Democrat and is the youngest Congresswoman ever, after being elected to represent New York 14th District on 6th November 2018. Often referred to as AOC, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the rising star of American politics, leading the line for movements such as the Green…

Are “Day Zeroes” becoming a thing of the climate crisis?

What’s Going On Here? Experts at the World Resources Institute (WRI) have warned that extreme water stress could increase the number of “day zeroes”: the day in which a city’s water supplies quite literally run dry. What Does This Mean? The report released by the WRI this week ranked the world’s countries from least to most water-stressed, with 17 countries (that’s nearly 1.8 billion people,…

Climate Movement is the “Greatest Threat” to Oil Industry

What’s Going On Here? Earlier this week, Mohammed Barkindo a.k.a. the leader of OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), said that climate activists and the “growing mass mobilisation of world opinion” against oil are perhaps the “greatest threat” to the oil industry. In other words, people power is WORKING! What Does This Mean? The oil and gas industry is feeling the…