Month: October 2017

What Causes Climate Change?

Climate change is a hot topic. It’s all over the news, yet people don’t really have an understanding of what it is. This blog looks to clarify exactly what is happening and the causes of Climate Change.

Evidence of climate change

Climate change is happening on our planet. Though there are some people who dispute this, in the last 650,000 years. There have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the last one being the ice age, that ended around 7000 years ago. This is regarded as the modern era in terms of climate. [Continue]

What is sustainability?

The UN World Commission on Environment and Development defines sustainability as “sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” What does this mean in practice? Currently, we have an economic system that values industrialisation and economic growth and this is [Continue]