Reconceptualising Climate Change

Is the recent plastic pellet ocean our future? Seemingly innocuous, recent events have made us realise that nurdles are starting to become a real plague for our environment. But, thinking

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Does this mean we save the planet?

“The world does not belong to us”. These were the words King Charles III brought forward in his opening summit at the COP28 (conference of the parties) climate conference, which

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Are MNCs the new architects of destiny? US’s Willow Project highlights corporations’ (over)importance in our international economic system

We have been told on many occasions to save the planet, to substitute fossil fuels for renewable energy sources, to stop contaminating and recycle as a means to not drive

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Eating Frikandel Speciaal and Drinking Chocomel is Activism

Enjoying a frikandel speciaal with a nice glass of Chocomel might sound like a quick and easy lunch the Dutch way. But can it be an act of activism? How

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The Olympics: A game where eventually everyone loses

Countries spend billions of euros to host the Olympic Games, for the sake of promoting their country and culture to the world, attracting tourists and for the overarching goal of uniting people through sports. However, the negative externalities of hosting the Games are oftentimes forgotten.

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How smart cities are revolutionizing how we tackle heat

A cooler look at Singapore Heatwaves are becoming an ever-increasing threat to humankind. A new study shows that by 2100, heatwaves may threaten as many as three in four people,

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Bananas and their Political Influence: The Dark History of Chiquita

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits worldwide: they are tasty and have many health benefits. While you can find bananas from different brands in most supermarkets, the one

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Wind of change or bureaucratic desolation? The future of wind energy in Europe

When asked to name a piece of good news from 2020, most of us would probably struggle to find the positive amidst the death, danger and desperation. One thing that

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Nut Zoom: Cashews

Every so often, one gets engaged in a nutfull discussion on which nut variety one is most likely to pick from one of those student-loved nut mix packages to be

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Nature is being given legal personhood

In a first for Canada, the Minganie municipality, the Innu council of Ekuanitshit, and several environmental groups have set a legal precedent by granting legal personhood to the Magpie River

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