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Worried About Climate Change? Make Sure Your Super Fund Matches Your Environmental Values

Worried About Climate Change? Make Sure Your Super Fund Matches Your Environmental Values

Early this month the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its landmark report on emissions, which made it very clear that we must all “pursue efforts” to limit global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius or face the disastrous effects of climate change. From record-breaking droughts affecting farmers through to kilometers of dying coral in the Great Barrier Reef,...

The Candidates That Barack Obama and Donald Trump Are Endorsing For the Midterms…

The Candidates That Barack Obama and Donald Trump Are Endorsing For the Midterms…

Former President Barack Obama is backing 260 Democrats ahead of the country’s midterm elections on November 6. He released his second wave of 2018 midterm endorsements which features Democratic candidates from across the country. “Over the next several weeks, we have a chance to elect lots of talented diverse, patriotic candidates who represent what’s best in...

Climate Solutions Caucus: Are Democrats and Republicans Really Working Together To Solve Climate Change?

Climate Solutions Caucus: Are Democrats and Republicans Really Working Together To Solve Climate Change?

Motivated by the scientific consensus that their region of Florida will be hardest hit by rising sea levels and flooding as a result of climate change, two south-Florida Congressmen, Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo and Democrat Rep. Ted Deutch created the Climate Solutions Caucus hoping to build bipartisan support for climate legislation and explore options that will...

Greta Thunberg, The 15-Year-Old ‘Radical’ Climate Activist Demanding Systemic Change

Greta Thunberg, The 15-Year-Old ‘Radical’ Climate Activist Demanding Systemic Change

On Saturday, around 10,000 people marched in Helsinki for “The Time to Act is Now!” climate rally to demand Finland’s politicians implement climate policies to curb the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and commit to zero emissions by 2035. The demonstration comes just weeks after the UN’s recent IPCC report revealed that drastic measures were...

Dr Kerryn Phelps Wins Wentworth By-Election. Here’s What It Means For Australian Climate Change Policy…

Dr Kerryn Phelps Wins Wentworth By-Election. Here’s What It Means For Australian Climate Change Policy…

Independent candidate Dr Kerryn Phelps wins the crucial Wentworth seat over Liberal candidate Dave Sharma, a seat held by former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for 14 years. A safe Liberal seat since 1944 and comfortably held by a margin of almost 18 percent, the unprecedented voter swing of more than 20 percent against Liberal candidate David Sharma...

How to Challenge Neoliberalism’s Mantra of Consumerism and Infinite Growth to Save the Planet

How to Challenge Neoliberalism’s Mantra of Consumerism and Infinite Growth to Save the Planet

It is argued that the ideology at the root of all our environmental and social problems is neoliberalism. Although neoliberalism is all around us and is the ideology that drives almost all of our political and economic systems, most people couldn’t explain to you what it is if you asked them. It’s likely, however, that they’ll...

‘If She Can See It, She Can Be It’: The Importance of Female STEM Characters in Media

‘If She Can See It, She Can Be It’: The Importance of Female STEM Characters in Media

According to new research conducted by The Lyda Hill Foundation and Geena Davis’s Institute, improving media depictions of females in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – will encourage more women into these fields. The study entitled “Portray Her: Representations of Women STEM Characters in Media” is the most comprehensive analysis of STEM characters in entertainment...

Get Educated With These Free Sustainable Fashion and Ethical Business Online Courses

Get Educated With These Free Sustainable Fashion and Ethical Business Online Courses

Whether you just watched the eye-opening The True Cost fashion documentary or are just concerned about climate change and the state of our planet, we’re glad you’re here and looking to get educated about the clothes you wear and how you can bring more sustainability into your wardrobe and other aspects of your life. So without...

69 Facts and Statistics About Fast Fashion That Will Inspire You To Become An Ethical Fashion Advocate

69 Facts and Statistics About Fast Fashion That Will Inspire You To Become An Ethical Fashion Advocate

If you’ve landed on this page, we assume you already know the definition of fast fashion, but for those of you who don’t, fast fashion is a term to describe the speed at which fashion designs move from design concept to fashion product available for purchase. It is usually characterised by high volume, low margin, fast-paced,...