Written by Theo LeQuesne, Warwick People & Planet member on exchange at US University of California Santa Barbara. It is five o’clock in the afternoon and we are carpooling home to University of California Santa Barbara from Sacramento. Behind us is … Continue reading
This gallery contains 4 photos.
Written by Beate Dirks, Oxford People & Planet member and Fossil Free campaigner Today sees the celebration of a renewed and enforced partnership of an Oxford University research institute (Earth Science Department) with a private funding body (Royal Dutch Shell). … Continue reading
After an international campaign lasting more than 2 years Adidas have finally paid ‘a substantial sum’ to the 2,700 garment workers at the PT Kizone factory in Indonesia. These workers began their campaign when Adidas refused to pay $1.8 million … Continue reading
Every week St Andrews students have the opportunity to order a veg bag from One World society – stuffed full of organic vegetable goodness, grown locally just down the road from Cupar. The carrots come caked in mud, the onions … Continue reading
This gallery contains 1 photo.
By Matthew Franklin, University of Birmingham & Toby Munnion, Newcastle University Newcastle University are currently engaged in discussions with Adidas regarding a massive sponsorship deal. In what Adidas officials describe as a “first of its kind” the deal is likely … Continue reading
Written by Helen Spring, Birmingham People & Planet member It is difficult to understand how the University of Birmingham can perceive Tony Hayward as a ‘Distinguished Leader’. As the Iraq war approaches its 10-year anniversary, Tony Hayward, the former CEO … Continue reading
Blog post written by Isobel Edwards, Environment & Ethics officer, University of York With most UK universities linked with fossil-fuel investing banks, putting pressure on Student Unions and Universities themselves to switch to ethical banking sends a powerful message to … Continue reading
By Laura Clayson from Lancaster People & Planet “Ecocide”: “heedless or deliberate destruction of the natural environment, as by pollutants or an act of war.” ‘Unconventional Fossil Fuels’ certainly fit this framework well. As Dan Sweeney explains them, these are … Continue reading