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Universities have alerted us to the scale of the climate crisis – now they must lead in showing society how to solve i

Universities have alerted us to the scale of the climate crisis – now they must lead in showing society how to solve i

After increasingly stark scientific warnings and unprecedented mass mobilisations of school children and rebellious citizens, the climate crisis is finally starting to be acknowledged in the halls of decision making. The UK has now committed to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, mirroring momentum in France and the rest of the EU for similar targets. But there’s a long way to go yet. Government targets […] … learn more→

Language matters when the Earth is in the midst of a climate crisis

Language matters when the Earth is in the midst of a climate crisis

In a 2015 essay, poet and novelist Margaret Atwood wrote, “It’s not climate change, it’s everything change.” Atwood asked us back then to reconsider the term “climate change” because there is not a system — human or non-human — that will remain untouched by the impacts of climate change. Everything will be affected, and so, […] … learn more→