Thursday, October 21, 2021
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Tag: climate change

Science’s addiction to plastic: Something needs to be done

Are scientists complicit in the increasing amounts of plastic waste polluting our earth? Or is the waste generated by research an unavoidable by-product of...

Oxford University received £6.9m from ExxonMobil since 2015

This brings the total amount of money the University has received from fossil fuel companies since 2015 to £18.8 million.
Wolfson college

Wolfson College to cut main site carbon emissions by 75% by...

The College plans to reduce building emissions to zero, and operational emissions to “as close to zero as possible”, using carbon offsetting measures only for “any residual carbon footprint that we are unable to eliminate any other way”.

Will Biden’s Climate Summit Succeed?

By organising the virtual climate summit in April, Joe Biden didn’t fail to address one of his most important campaign promises, which is to...

The Eco-Gender Gap

"This is creating a self-perpetuating cycle of eco-friendly products being targeted more towards women, thus eco-friendly branding becoming more feminised. The backlash of this is that more environmentally damaging branding is targeted at men". Annie Liddell writes about the gender disparity when it comes to fighting against environmental decline.

Student societies’ links to BP revealed

Following on from the recent report published by the Oxford Climate Justice Campaign uncovering the links between Oxford and the fossil fuel industry, Cherwell...

Student Profile: Zac Lumley

I joined my Zoom call with Zac on a warm afternoon in the middle of March. The first time I came across Zac’s name...

“Oxford is wilfully complicit in a system which destroys lives”: societies...

'Common Ground, a student led organisation bringing attention of the University’s colonial past, said: “Climate justice is racial justice, and the university cannot claim to be a ‘climate leader’ or ‘anti-racist’ whilst still having such extensive ties to the fossil fuel industry”.'

Climate change makes repaying COVID-19 debt harder

"As sovereign-bonds issued during the Covid-19 pandemic mature over the next 30 or even 100 years, governments will “either have to invest to mitigate climate change as part of their commitments under the Paris climate agreement — or face the costs of global warming directly”, according to the report."

OCJC report claims that the University’s ties to fossil fuel companies...

The Oxford Climate Justice Campaign has released a report outlining the University of Oxford’s links to the fossil fuel industry, arguing that “Oxford must...