Generation Z seems to always be at the forefront of environmental issues. We have the examples of Greta Thunberg and Dr. Mya-Rose Craig who are so prominent in the environmental scene whilst being younger than 20 years old. How to explain this generation’s views and passion for the environment? One of the reasons could be […]
Branded by the Guardian as the vegan Halo-effect, companies have capitalised off of the recently explosive plant-based movement, to reap the rewards. In fact, Greggs profits increased by 50% in the first half of 2019, after the launch of their infamous plant-based sausage roll. The bakery chain famous for their steak bakes and traditional pork […]
Extreme flooding isn’t an unfamiliar event in Gloucestershire. The county was hit hard by terrible flooding in 2007 when two months of rain fell down in one day, devastating the lives of thousands of people. Three lives were taken, Hundreds of people were left homeless, several without power, and thousands had no water for weeks. […]
The UK housing industry accounts for 30% of the UK’s total energy use, and 27% of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions. With this, I decided to investigate whether there is something that we can do to solve this, and make housing more environmentally sustainable. I looked into whether these improvements will be worth the money […]
It has been a wild year of environmental protests, we have seen Greta Thunberg’s Stockholm speech, school climate strikes so it’s no surprise it’s continuing into the winter months. Keeping you in touch with climate protests is us, Phoebe and Emily, telling you what on earth happened on the M25, why fast fashion is so […]
According to statistics Global waste production will increase by 70% in 2050, the world could run out of rainforests by 2100, food in 2050 and fish in 2048. With less than 20% of waste being recycled each year it’s important for someone to speak out and raise these issues with the younger generation. Branch aims […]
Whether it be a swift trip to the shops or a long commute into work, our choice of travel is one of the most important climate-based decisions we face each day. As it stands, the travel industry accounts for around one-fifth of carbon dioxide emissions worldwide. Here in Cheltenham, the council has been working to […]
If you’ve driven along the M5 near Gloucester, you would have definitely seen it. Javelin Park is a massive incinerator that burns our county’s household waste that can’t be recycled. It takes all of Gloucestershire’s black bag rubbish, burns it and then produces electricity for the National Grid. The waste includes things like leather sofas, […]
Adam and Lucy discuss cancel culture following David Dobrik’s fall from grace in the third episode of the UNMASKED Podcast. UNMASKED Podcast – Episode 3, What is cancel culture?
In the second episode of our UNMASKED Podcast, Adam and Emily shed some light on the defund the BBC movement following an investigation into past editorial processes. UNMASKED podcast – Episode 2, What is defund the BBC?