Rosie Latchford

About Rosie Latchford

A recent politics graduate from the University of Manchester with a specific interest in environmental politics.

‘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 […]

Earth Overshoot Day: Planet’s 2019 Resource ‘Budget’ Already Spent

Humanity has already used up this year’s allowance of natural resources including clear air, soil and water with ‘Earth Overshoot Day’ occurring this Monday according to a report by the Global Footprint Network (GFN). This date marks when humanity’s demand for these ecological resources exceed what the earth can regenerate within […]