Saturday, November 27, 2021
Tags Climate justice

Tag: climate justice

cop26 behind the scenes

The COP26 coalition: Politicians won’t save us, people will

"The Global Day of Action, the People’s Summit, and other actions in Glasgow over these two weeks demonstrate the anger and love that empower change."

Global Day for Climate Justice draws crowds in Oxford

Saturday the 6th saw a protest for climate justice in Oxford, which started with a march in Cowley and ended with a rally on Broad Street. It was attended by a “movement of movements”, including Extinction Rebellion, Oxford Climate Society and various faith and political leaders.

Who are we really trashing?

In light of Oxford Climate Justice’s campaign report, which found that between 2015 and 2020, Oxford accepted at least £8.2 million in research grants...

Oxford: a fossil fool?

"In less than 10 years, the climate crisis will cause an additional 250 000 deaths per year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Over a third of these will be due to childhood undernutrition. If the university wishes to remain at all consistent, it must stop accepting funding from fossil fuel companies." In the wake of the OCJC Report, Matilda Gettins argues against the monetary relationship between Oxford University and fossil fuel companies.

Why we should listen to the activists of 2020

"You don’t need to “be an activist” to take action." Matilda Gettins explores why, today more than ever, it is important to reflect on social protest movements.

Wadham commits to full divestment from coal and tar sands

The decision is a major victory for student campaigners, who have been pressuring colleges and the University to withdraw financial support for the fossil fuel, tobacco and arms industries.

The Art of Our Times

Social movements and visual culture

Oxford artist and masters student claim responsibility for Rad Cam climate...

Artist Georgia Crowther told Cherwell "We must change, and many have addressed this and acted accordingly, but a nudge is still needed."

Figure made from rubbish appears on RadCam in suspected climate protest

An accompanying sign read "WHAT HEIGHT WOULD YOU GO 2 4 THE WORLD// OX RISE UP".

Students protest colleges’ ‘unethical’ investments

Protesters called on specific colleges to divest millions of pounds from fossil fuels, arms and tobacco companies