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Part 4: COVID-19 and the Economy

Welcome to the 4th and final chapter of our debate and thank you for sticking around until the end! Quick recap: I’m discussing the differences between action taken on the Coronavirus epidemic and action taken (or not taken) on the climate emergency. So far we’ve looked at (1) the imminent fear of death, (2) howContinue reading “Part 4: COVID-19 and the Economy”

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Part 3: the media in crisis situations

To bring you up to date, we’re discussing the world’s response to Coronavirus vs the response to the climate emergency. In the previous two posts we discussed the imminent fear of death (Part 1) and how ‘current’ each of the threats were (Part 2). Now for my favourite part in the debate, Part 3: TheContinue reading “Part 3: the media in crisis situations”

COVID-19 vs the Climate Emergency: Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 (of 4) of the debate between COVID-19 and the climate emergency. If you missed Part 1, go back and read it before you begin. Let’s have a quick recap: I’m comparing the way the world has responded to COVID-19 vs the climate emergency. While the debate over climate change has continuedContinue reading “COVID-19 vs the Climate Emergency: Part 2”

COVID-19 vs the Climate Emergency: why act on one and not the other?

Part 1 This week I wanted to write something that delved a little more into the differences between Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the climate emergency, as (potentially) two of the biggest health threats of the 21st Century. This first blog will be part of a 4-part blog series that I’ll be releasing all week! So youContinue reading “COVID-19 vs the Climate Emergency: why act on one and not the other?”

Greyhound Throws Our Climate Under the Bus

Skimming through my newsfeed this week I noticed a stream of posts involving ‘Greyhound’ and ‘Adani’. So, what’s the story behind them all? I was just about to publish my next blog: ‘A Guide to Not Flying (Australia)’, which featured a large section on sustainable bus, train and hire-care companies in Australia, with a hugeContinue reading “Greyhound Throws Our Climate Under the Bus”

Ferry or Fly? Travelling Helsinki to Stockholm by Boat

When planning my route from city to city, checking for flights is my last resort. First I check for trains, buses, share cars and ferries. I assumed that all these forms of transport would surely be better than flying. I recently discovered this may not always be the case. Recently Daisy (my sister), Corey (myContinue reading “Ferry or Fly? Travelling Helsinki to Stockholm by Boat”

Our house is on fire

Children dancing on steps, standing in trees, perched on platforms, solemn faces, clutching cardboard signs. ‘this is what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!’ ‘Coal, don’t dig it. Leave it in the ground it’s time to get with it!’ Fists pumping, eyes blazing, mouths wide open calling war cries The noise swarmsContinue reading “Our house is on fire”