Birmingham Youth Strike for Climate

Birmingham Youth Strike for Climate

By Olivia Wainwright On Friday 15th February, I sat down outside Birmingham City Council House for the first time. I was on strike from school, protesting about how little The Government are doing to tackle and even recognise the issue of climate change. Just a month...

Youth Climate Strike – 15th March 2019

On the morning of the 15th March 2019, rallying cries from 500 young people could be heard across Birmingham city centre. “What do we want? Climate Action! When do we want it? Now!!” The march was part of a global movement founded by the campaign 'School Strike 4...

This is an emergency

It should no longer be up for debate that climate change is a global emergency, and this is the last generation that can deliver the change necessary to keep global emissions below 1.5 degrees. The issue has found its way back into public consciousness and we are...

If they can do it …

The transition to renewable energy. As we are all aware, the supposedly “developed” countries continue to use (unsustainable, finite) fossil fuels. Some people become extremely wealthy from the proceeds of destroying the planet – and millions of others lose their...