Plastic ‘bags for life’ add to toppling piles of COVID-19 waste

By Rebecca Cook     The plastic waste amassed as a result of coronavirus this year proves the fight against plastic is one step forward, three steps backwards. During the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK a gathering sense of anxiety hung stale in the air. Widely circulated images of empty supermarket shelves created…

Greta Thunberg goes back to school. But what has she achieved?

By Nicole Leslie Charria Three weeks ago marked two years since Greta Thunberg’s first school strike took place. Last week, she returned to school after taking a sabbatical year to spread her message and demand action, inspiring others. It is 2018. She is photographed outside the Swedish Parliament, holding a cardboard sign that will become…

How are climate activists still fighting the good fight amidst coronavirus?

By Lucy Robinson Pre-coronavirus, climate activism had been in the midst of a seismic shift. The movement was developing momentum day by day and activists were taking over the world with their offline campaigning and protesting. From over 13,000,000 people marching for Fridays For Future, to Extinction Rebellion shutting down Oxford Circus, climate activism had…