Tag: climate change
COP 27 – A Sociological Analysis
COP 27 – where 198 nations met to discuss climate change and agreed to do very little about it!
Is the Environmental Crisis Built on Systemic Racism..?
You’re more likely to live next to a waste incinerator in the UK if you’re black compared to if you’re white, and thus more likely to be breathing in toxic fumes. The same trend is also true globally: ‘people of colour’ living in the global south are more likely to suffer environmental harms associated with…
Global Warming and the threat to Human Development
This post explores the extent to which Global Warming poses a threat to continued social and economic development. According to the latest data from Climate.gov global warming is currently causing sea levels to rise by 0.3 centimetres a year, which means that sea levels may have risen by up to 2.5 metres by 2100. …