Ross Gibson


About Ross Gibson

Ross is a recent graduate of the University of Manchester, where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics. His main areas of interest are climate change issues, inequality, democracy, non-violent conflict resolution, and critical approaches to international relations.

The UK Can End Its Contribution To Climate Change By 2050, Report Government Advisors. But Is This Soon Enough? 1

The UK can end its contribution to global warming by 2050, the government’s official climate change advisor has claimed in a report released last week. The Committee on Climate Change’s report, commissioned by the British government in 2018, explains that the UK can reach “net zero emissions” by 2050 using […]


‘Extinction Rebellion’ And Climate Change: Is Civil Disobedience The Way Forward?

On April 15th, the climate protest group Extinction Rebellion launched their ‘International Rebellion’ campaign. The group, formed in 2018, aims to “minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse” through “non-violent civil disobedience”. The ongoing campaign has seen them cause significant disruption in central London, temporarily shutting down key […]


Trump Recognizes Israeli Claim To Golan Heights In Move With Worrying Implications For Israel-Palestine Peace Process 1

President Donald Trump has officially recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, in a move that could have dire consequences for the Middle East peace process. Trump claims that recognizing Israel’s claim to the land, seized from Syria in 1967, was a move of “critical strategic and security importance.” Yet, […]


World Leaders Gather At UN Environment Assembly To Address Solutions For Sustainable Consumption

Two weeks ago,  the United Nations Environment Assembly, the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment comprising 4,700 delegates from 170 countries gathered for a week-long summit in Nairobi, Kenya.  At the top of the agenda was the issue of sustainable consumption. Joyce Msuya, acting head of UN Environment stressed […]