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Rhea Kamath

Opportunity or a Loss? A Look into the UK’s Post-Brexit Climate Change Policy

Post-Brexit Policy As of writing this article, it has been two full weeks since the UK officially left the European Union on the 31st of December, 2020. The deal, which came out of years of debate and discussion has been scrutinised and picked apart, so let’s take a closer look at how the UK’s climate …

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Watching the World Burn: Why are there so many wildfires in the US

photo of wildfire on mountain

While it might seem like a long time ago, 2020 began with wildfires across Australia, burning over 72,000 square miles of land. While small bushfires are common in Australia during this period, the 2020 fires (also known as “Black Summer”) were particularly unusual due to its widespread nature, and it’s extended duration, along with the …

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Police Brutality: Not as American as apple pie

man wearing black officer uniform

If you’ve been on the Internet anywhere over the past few weeks, you’ve probably seen the scourge of protests surrounding police brutality following the death of George Floyd. While police brutality is systemic in the US, it’s far from the only country to be impacted by extrajudicial violence and police brutality that target communities based …

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Microplastics: under the sea

Microplastics

The seminal 2018 report done by researchers at the University of Manchester revealed that the UK’s rivers are heavily contaminated with microplastics, which are very small pieces of plastic debris including microbeads, microfibres and plastic fragments which enter river systems from sources like industrial waste, storm water drains and domestic wastewater. However, recent research shows …

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