Tags: Environment

IE’s Dubious Sustainability

By Luke Crisp “As a leading higher education institution, sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. It’s not just a secondary consideration, it’s...

MENA Climate Week, a week into a sustainable future

On the 8 of October, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia opened its doors to scholars, students, professors, and diplomats coming from all over the world to attend the second-ever Middle East and North Africa Climate Week.

COP28: Humanitarianism or Hypocrisy?

As the beginning of COP28 draws nearer, it is important to set the goals for the conference and reflect on past failures.

NEOM, Saudi Arabia’s New Utopian Mecca: Reimagining the Kingdom’s urbanism, achieving revolutionary carbon-neutral cities

Saudi Arabia has shown the world its vision of a utopian world in which sustainable development complying with the United Nations 2030 agenda is achievable.

Politically divided Libya has fallen victim to massive floods

On September 10, Storm Daniel, passed through the eastern part of Libya, impacting a significant portion of the area, which is home to approximately 884,000 residents.

“Always Prepared”?: how the 25th World Scout Jamboree descended into chaos

Welcome to the 25th World Scout Jamboree! 48,000 scouts of all ages gather together in South Korea before logistical mishaps, extreme weather phenomena, and organisational canyons turn the dream into a nightmare.

Should America sell its air to keep the world speaking English?

Will Mandarin soon take English’s place? Will we soon live in a Mandarin speaking world symbolic of China’s succesful economic triumph over the US? This is a reality that America avidly fights to prevent, but should we?

Our Time to Reverse Climate Change has Lapsed

Climate change is here, and there is no longer any way that we can reverse its effects. Not necessarily because it would be physically impossible, but because the people most responsible for greenhouse gas emissions are too focused on profit to stop polluting.

The Ethics of Consumerism: Is Gen-Z as Politically Correct as They Think They are?

Gen Z is most infamous for how politically correct they are. However, are they actually causing more harm than good as consumers in the economic market?

Is It Time to Abandon Green Growth?

Discussions on sustainability still revolve around green growth, making it easy to assume that it is possible and desirable. However, this assumption is increasingly being challenged by the degrowth movement and even some economists. Is green growth a useful paradigm for the 21st century, or is it time to update our ideas about sustainable development?


Unwrapping the Magic of Latin American Christmas Celebrations

Grab your cafecito and come along to learn about the holiday experience in Latin America

FOMO: A University Student’s Biggest Enemy

There’s a phenomenon that tends to be common among university students, a phenomenon that for some has never been a problem, and for others can be confusing and frustrating. I'm talking about FOMO.

Social Media: An empowering tool for attention-craving narcissists.

Narcissism is on the rise and digital media has become a powerful tool to empower an attention-fame-craving society.