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Lula: Hope for the world and a lesson for the UK

Lula: Hope for the world and a lesson for the UK

Lula’s lesson for the world is this: Hope in politics is not yet lost
Primark goes online – RIP sustainable fashion

Primark goes online – RIP sustainable fashion

Primark has announced they’re moving online. But why? Is this really necessary for an already successful company?
COP27: Where do we go from here?

COP27: Where do we go from here?

After another weak COP summit, how can our leaders do more to ensure that we prevent disaster?
The sustainable student: Five ways to be environmentally conscious on a budget

The sustainable student: Five ways to be environmentally conscious on a budget

Being sustainable as a student doesn’t have to break the bank – here are five ways that you can be a greener student in Manchester
Air pollution linked to reduced sperm quality

Air pollution linked to reduced sperm quality

The climate crisis is the subject of constant debate and analysis – but why aren’t we talking about sperm?
Burnham signs a four city wide green deal

Burnham signs a four city wide green deal

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has praised the signing of a historic multi-city green deal
Disposable vapes – what’s the catch?

Disposable vapes – what’s the catch?

Disposable vapes make up a fifth of the market, with low prices and bold flavours. What’s the catch?
Mooloo: The Scientists Potty Training Cows to Save the World

Mooloo: The Scientists Potty Training Cows to Save the World

Cattle farming has a huge environmental impact, but seems unlikely to disappear any time soon. Find out how scientists are potty training cows to lesson their impact on climate change.
Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, you’re damaging our environment!

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, you’re damaging our environment!

The real impact of real vs. fake Christmas trees on our environment (you won’t wish it was Christmas everyday)
“It’s a Fair COP” – Considerations on the COP26 Summit

“It’s a Fair COP” – Considerations on the COP26 Summit

Max Earnshaw discusses ‘climate anxiety’ and investigates whether politicians attending Cop26 are doing good on their promises to make a genuine effort to improve the climate crisis situation
PPE: Pandemic pollution everywhere

PPE: Pandemic pollution everywhere

Time to think twice before using single-use PPE
Save the planet, send fewer emails

Save the planet, send fewer emails

Amelia Cummins outlines the surprising effects sending emails has on energy use
Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone set to be introduced in 2022

Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone set to be introduced in 2022

A Clean Air Zone is set to be introduced in Greater Manchester in spring 2022 to combat illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide in the region
Why the plastic straw ban sucks

Why the plastic straw ban sucks

The government’s recent single-use plastic ban puts too much pressure on the individual and disadvantages disabled people, argues Disabled Society Chair, Sydney King
Colonialism and climate change: how renewables may continue this toxic legacy

Colonialism and climate change: how renewables may continue this toxic legacy

Ava Innes discusses the problem with trying to find sustainable solutions without examining the colonial legacy that underpins our current environmental crisis.
Capitalism, global inequality and the climate crisis

Capitalism, global inequality and the climate crisis

Capitalism and the climate crisis are inexplicably linked, and to save our planet we must adopt a more sustainable system, writes Luisa Bax
Opinion: false promises and empty slogans show sport’s attitude to the environment

Opinion: false promises and empty slogans show sport’s attitude to the environment

Tom Reynolds delves into the environmental problems synonymous with sport’s greatest competitions
Is it possible to travel sustainably?

Is it possible to travel sustainably?

With more and more people wanting to cut down their environmental impact, the question is raised; is it possible to travel more sustainably?
New London style congestion zone in talks for Manchester

New London style congestion zone in talks for Manchester

The change could mean imposing a charge on vehicles driving into the city centre
Sport in a decade of sustainability

Sport in a decade of sustainability

Harry Deacon contemplates the environmental action being taken by our favourite sports

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