Charlie Scrimgeour


Heat Waves In India Show Growing Costs Of Climate Change

A recent study maps rising temperatures in India and predicts that heat- related deaths will only increase in the future. The recent study highlights the latest issues caused by climate change. The need for effective global climate action is great. But with the U.S. announcing its withdrawal from the Paris […]


Does The Internet Improve Democracy?

There is often much discussion about how the internet and social media is affecting modern-day politics and political events. These discussions have been driven from a range of events, including the Arab Spring and the role Twitter played in organizing protests, to the importance of Donald Trump’s tweets. In theory, […]


Shinzo Abe Announces Plans To Amend Japan’s Pacifist Constitution

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced his plans in attempting to change Japan’s pacifist constitution, saying he hopes revisions will take place by 2020. Abe hopes to amend the pacifist constitution that has been in place since enacted by American occupiers after World War II. The constitution was enacted […]


Is The Political Climate Surrounding Climate Change Changing?

Last week scientists revealed that two thirds of the Great Barrier Reef have been damaged by ‘unprecedented’ bleaching, a reaction caused by increasing sea temperatures. Bad news about the environment seems to be a constant in our newspapers these days. While actions like the 2016 Paris Agreement, which was hailed […]