Ottawa Plastic Treaty Talks: A Round-up

Ottawa Plastic Treaty Talks: A Round-up

It looks more likely than ever that there will be a plastic treaty by the end of the year, though it is unlikely to be as comprehensive as environmentalists hoped. Representatives from 170 countries and 480 organisations met in Ottawa, Canada to develop a treaty to...
South Korea’s 2024 General Election

South Korea’s 2024 General Election

What does the Democratic Party’s landslide victory mean for South Korean climate policy? On April 10, South Koreans voted in their legislative elections for members of their 300-seat National Assembly. President Yoon Suk Yeol’s People Power Party (PPP) and their...
Why are the far-right climate-sceptical?

Why are the far-right climate-sceptical?

Far-right parties are opposing measures to tackle climate change, how can this be countered? Climate change, and what to do about it, seems to be getting dragged into the culture wars embroiling Western societies. Subsequently, measures to tackle the issue have become...
Children’s word of the year cause for optimism

Children’s word of the year cause for optimism

Young people care more about climate change than ever before, they must act to bring about change. A survey of over 5,000 children conducted by the Oxford University Press chose “climate change” as the Children’s Word of the Year for 2023.  Earlier research also shows...