Author: Meg McGrath
A 2015 report by Georgetown University stated: “Climate change is a global challenge that burdens all of humanity, but not equally.” Meg McGrath, a Communications Coordinator for the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability, discusses why climate change is a feminist issue this International Women’s Day.
We hear from Aaron de Verés, a current 3rd year Ecology student and the Joint Coordinator of the activist group People and Planet Edinburgh, about why he believes sustainability should be embedded across the curriculum.
We hear from Imogen Terry, a University of Edinburgh student and one of the founders of Unearthed Edinburgh on why community action and socially responsible living is important to students.
We hear from Morven MacEwen, a Global Environment, Politics and Society MSc student on why she believes the action of school students striking to be so necessary.
We hear from Catharine Horn, Business Manager at Scottish Student Sport on the benefits of active travel on our health and the planet.
School children striking over inaction on climate change originated in Sweden, with 15 year old Greta Thunberg protesting outside her Government’s buildings. Today, similar demonstrations are being held in 60 towns and cities across the UK as students express their concerns over the worsening impacts of climate change. We hear from University of Edinburgh academics […]
Laura is an Environmental Protection and Management MSc student at the University of Edinburgh with a passion for living sustainably. She strives to live a lifestyle that creates as little waste as possible, known as the zero waste lifestyle. In this blog, she discusses the ways students and staff can reduce their plastic waste and […]
Karis Gill discusses how her time as a student at The University of Edinburgh led her to co-found a social enterprise.
Meg McGrath, Communications Coordinator, provides ideas for New Year’s Resolutions that make a difference.
Megan McGrath, Communications Coordinator, provides advice on how to reduce your environmental impact this Christmas.