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Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

Around the world, governments have begun to acknowledge a powerful movement that has been dubbed the climate emergency. But when issues are so varied, and of such magnitude, many are left wondering how to effectively respond. Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, is tackling the issue head-on by launching a new masters course in environment …

OUR ONE & ONLY, PLANET EARTH

OUR ONE & ONLY, PLANET EARTH

Go ahead and grab your cup of tea or coffee because you know what day it is There’s a topic I’ve been really wanting to discuss on the channel and given that it’s Earth Day in just a few days We’re gonna do it Today’s chat is gonna be about decreasing our environmental footprint There …

Are climate change targets realistic?

Are climate change targets realistic?

How realistic are these proposals? Well you need to take them one by one because they’re so detailed, some of the proposals are entirely reasonable, entirely make sense and are quite possible to do but we’ve got two problems – some of the proposals are extremely ambitious even the Conservatives proposal which is the weakest …

Earth Overshoot Day 2017 lands on August 2

Earth Overshoot Day 2017 lands on August 2

Hi folks, Alex here. Have you heard of the Ecological Footprint and Earth Overshoot Day? Our Ecological Footprint is how much we demand from nature. Currently, humanity is using the equivalent of 1.7 planets. Every year Global Footprint Network calculates Earth Overshoot Day. It marks the date when humanity’s demand on nature exceeds what Earth …