Author: Rosie Latchford

39 People Found Dead In Lorry, Essex, U.K.

The bodies of 39 people were found in a refrigerated lorry container in Essex, U.K. on 23 October. They appear to have died whilst locked inside the back of the lorry in a case of suspected people smuggling, with this event becoming the worst such tragedy the U.K. has seen

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‘Never Too Small To Make A Difference’: A Reflection On Greta Thunberg And The Global Climate Strikes

 Greta Thunberg began her ‘skolstrejk för klimatet’ when she started skipping school on Fridays in August 2018, sitting outside the Swedish parliament. From there, she grabbed the attention of the world and ‘Fridays for the future’ was born—with thousands of young people skipping school to call for more radical and decisive

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Heathrow Climate Change Drone Protest Arrests Rise To 18

Police have arrested 18 people believed to be involved in a protest at Heathrow Airport urging action against climate change. Protesters threatened to fly drones in the Heathrow exclusion zone, which would force airport authorities to ground flights. Those arrested have been held on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a

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Amazónia Is Burning: ‘No Es Fuego, Es Capitalismo’

Currently, thousands of fires are burning throughout the Amazon rainforest—of which 60 per cent is in Brazil—making it the worst blaze seen there in almost a decade. The National Institute for Space Research claims its satellite data shows an 85 per cent increase in forest fires from the same period

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Hong Kong Protests: Tear Gas Fired At Demonstrators

Hong Kong police have fired rounds of tear gas at demonstrators as the tenth week of protests in the city intensifies, with violent clashes occurring. Reuters News Agency claimed its reporters in the Wan Chai district saw two petrol bombs thrown by protestors – causing small fires – whilst police

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Scottish Climate Activists In Parliament ‘Rebel’ Camp

Scottish members of Extinction Rebellion, an environmental socio-political movement, have set up a campsite in the grounds of the Scottish parliament calling on the government to do more to tackle climate change. These protests come in response to the climate bill being debated this week by Scottish parliament, aiming to

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