American writer Cormac McCarthy’s novel ‘The Road’ takes place in a very realistic post-apocalyptic setting and is about a man and his son who strive for survival by escaping the world’s horrors left behind by an unknown event. … Read More
Since it’s constantly shoved down our throats, broadcast on daily television, social media, posters, and advertisements, most of us have probably heard of a carbon footprint. According to Britannica, the … Read More
Julie Grant and Zoé Lanove Climate Academy faced with the Climate Crisis. Did you know that global temperatures around the world have increased by about 1° Celsius in the past … Read More
By Elžbieta Janušauskaitė, Graduate of Climate Academy, EEB2. We are the middle children of a lost generation, with no great war and no great depression. — This, however, is not … Read More
BY Mariella O’CURNEEN. EEB4. S6ENB. Edited by Filip KALAPISH. EEB4. S7DEA. The latest survey question on the 13stars Instagram account was very simple. Just two words with a yes or … Read More
By Jules Pye, Graduate of Climate Academy, EEB2. We all have two biological parents, without which, nothing would have got started at all. During our childhood they most often become … Read More
BY Mariella O’CURNEEN. EEB4. S6ENB What do you think is more important: A) more clothes of lesser quality OR B) fewer clothes of higher quality? RESULTS [April 2020]: This month … Read More
By Vappu Väänänen, Graduate of Climate Academy, EEB2. In the late 20th and the 21st century we, the homo sapiens, have adapted a mindless consumerist lifestyle in the very highly … Read More
Living an eco-friendly lifestyle in a home called Boskanter: A very small, humble and modest house; a bit rudimentary looking to the outsider, who has just left his modern apartment in downtown Brussels. Inside we meet some of the other inhabitants and are immediately sucked into their feeling of community – wrapped by an authentic feeling of homeliness, belonging and safety.
For young people desperately looking to world leaders to properly deal with the climate crisis, there was a lot of optimism and media coverage around the 2015 Paris Agreement. However, it fell short of being a decisive step that would have enabled courts to take legal action to mitigate climate change.