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
By László Molnárfi (Adapted from an essay for Geography), EEB1, S7HUA. With careless ease, the Greek and Turkish authorities have treated stranded migrants as pawns of a chessboard on the stage of international world politics, resulting in atrocities along the border. On the verge of this new crisis, it is up to those in charge, such as leaders of the European Union, to act humanely. In the past, this has not always happened to the fullest possible extent. By studying past mistakes, such as the 2015 European migrant crisis, perhaps humanity can do better in the future. So, what is the way forward for European leaders on dealing with this crisis, and what were these past mistakes?
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.
By Sveva Rembold, S2DE, European School of Varese. OUR VOICES COUNT – What would teenagers vote for if they could?
67% of students think the amount of work given differs than on normal school days, and of those 91% think the workload is too much. As a result, 52% report being more stressed with the new system.
Right now, while we all speak so much about corona virus, there are many other things happening around. One of these is the refugee crisis by the Greece and Turkish border. The suffering and hopes of refugees shouldn’t be neglected even during our current situation.
BY Cecilia GIMENO VEIRA, EEB4, S6FRD. South Africa is facing huge problems with coal and water. Since 2010, the country has been confronted with a water crisis and mining activities … Read More
BY Nina CERNOS, EEB4, S5FRC. The other day I got lost on YouTube, as one does, and I ended up coming across a specific genre of videos that piqued my … Read More
By Laszlo Molnarfi, EEB1, S6HUA.
“Maybe nobody can do anything, but we want to express our disquiet, we want to make sure we’re heard by those who CAN change the system,” says a student of EEB4 at an emergency meeting hastily convened in the wake of the new crisis facing the European Schools.