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Climate Activism During COVID-19
The very nature of climate activism changed once COVID-19 hit. And to be entirely honest, it’s hard to keep pushing for change, when you feel drained
How to Offset Your Emissions
Carbon offsetting isn’t the answer to the climate emergency because it isn’t changing underlying behaviours that pollute our planet. However, while we are in the process of adjusting our individual behaviours, offsetting can help.
Plastics: The Story Is More Complicated Than You Think
When people use plastic for whichever reason that might be, does it balance out its production and recycling footprint?
A Path Untravelled: The Train To Romania
What could be better than being accepted to the ReShape program? You travel to eight countries in two years. Incredible, right?
How to have a Sustainable Christmas
Christmas can be a very stressful time of the year for many reasons including arranging time to visit family in different areas, meal preparing/cooking, buying gifts, attending the festivities all while managing to find time to rest and relax.
For me though, I have added another kind of priority the past couple of years to my list: how can I be more sustainable during the holidays?
How to Work with your Local Council
Engaging with local politics may seem overwhelming at first but there are five things you can do to effectively work with your local Council.
I Am A Hypocrite, Too.
The word hypocrite makes my blood boil, truly. My eyebrows furrow and I get a glint in my eye, as I prepare my defensive speech. I don’t think I’m the sole person to react this way. Being called a hypocrite directly attacks a person’s values and identity. And yet here I am, acknowledging that IContinue reading “I Am A Hypocrite, Too.”
Standing Up for Change – It’s Scary
Lesson of the day: it is really frightening to stand in front of blocked traffic. We heard a lot of verbal abuse on Saturday, from profanities such as “you’re fucking wankers” to scathing remarks such as “you’re all losers on benefits, see you in prison” to “you should all be ashamed of yourselves, you areContinue reading “Standing Up for Change – It’s Scary”
Declaring a Climate Emergency: How to Avoid Greenwashing
Far and wide, we have seen councils, cities, and even businesses in some cases, declaring a climate emergency. As of the end of July 2019, there are 901 jurisdictions across 18 countries that have made the declaration. A part of me celebrates this success – people are finally waking up to the reality that we are inContinue reading “Declaring a Climate Emergency: How to Avoid Greenwashing”