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People are not having children ‘because of Climate Change’

People are not having children ‘because of Climate Change’

Environment, Featured, Health, Specials
An investigation by Voice of London has revealed that climate change is becoming a more important factor behind the decision of some people not to have children. Even though the discussion around Global Warming has increased significantly in recent times, the effort we - as human race - are putting to tackle it is mostly inappropriate, as recent studies show. The World Meteorological Organization has recently claimed that “2018 is on course to be the 4th warmest year on record. This would mean that the past four years – 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 – are also the four warmest years in the series.” A group of 13 US governmental agencies led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published a study last month warning on the effect that climate change may have on the
Declaration of Rebellion: Civil disobedience in the name of climate change

Declaration of Rebellion: Civil disobedience in the name of climate change

Activism, Environment, Investigations, Specials
With just nine days until Rebellion Day, the environmental group Extinction Rebellion delivered a 'Declaration of Rebellion' to Downing Street warning about upcoming acts of civil disobedience. The Declaration is a warning to the government against its failure to protect UK citizens from progressing climate change crisis. It is to be followed by protests starting Monday 12th November and leading to direct action on Parliament Square on Saturday 17th November in a national Rebellion Day. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp6im5gFXcd/ Finn Harries, one of the activists who delivered the Declaration to No. 10, shared on social media: "We have no choice but to resort to civil disobedience in an attempt to protect our future." The radical UK-based environmental group states in the Declara
Young Londoners campaign for cleaner air

Young Londoners campaign for cleaner air

Activism, Environment, News
I spoke to one young Londoner striving to give young people a voice on issues surrounding the environment. Reporter: Chloe Chapman | Sub-Editor: Jack Cummings In light of the recent US Presidential election, fear has spread across the globe about the fate of our planet. Donald Trump has been vocal about his views on the global warming crisis for years on social media, tweeting controversial statements like “Any and all weather events are used by the GLOBAL WARMING HOAXTERS to justify higher taxes to save our planet!”. Despite what Trump believes, 97 percent of scientists have agreed that humans are responsible for climate change and that it’s a very real threat to our planet. With air pollution being one of the main culprits for global warming, focus has recently shifted to Lon
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