Global Trends 2020

Tired of Environmentalism

Plastic bag bans delayed in areas of America

In response to hygiene concerns following the Coronavirus, Maine and New York State have delayed their plastic bag bans. Not only is plastic a hygienic option, but the ban would add another pressure to shops already struggling with decreasing footfall, social distancing, and increased safety measures.

Source: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2020/03/states-delay-plastic-bag-bans/

Icebergs from aerial view

Climate antagonism

Heatwaves, forest fires and extreme weather; school strikes organised by Greta Thunberg; and news that the Arctic permafrost is thawing decades earlier than predicted. These are just some of the reasons that

Everyone and no one: the question of environmental responsibility

The interplay between the measures needed to address the climate emergency and our personal values and actions – or lack of them – makes the implications