helenvironmental

Our Planet is in Crisis

Welcome to my blog, where I post about the climate and ecological crisis, and climate justice.

I enjoy bad puns and the oxford comma – consider this your warming.

  • Silence holds hands with Violence

    11th Dec 2019 by

    Wednesday 11th December 2019 started brightly for many young activists – Fridays for Future occupied the main stage at COP25, the UN sponsored climate talks in Madrid, in an action mainly engaging white youth, and Greta Thunberg was awarded Time’s Person of the Year. However, the picture quickly shifted to become much darker when a… Read more

  • On Hope

    15th Feb 2020 by

    14th February 2020, Glasgow. Image: Leda Bartolucci In September, I spoke about mental health and the climate crisis, and today I’m going to do the same – but this time, it isn’t aimed at us. It’s aimed at our leaders, our politicians. I was hopeful in September, but now I’m angry. “Hope” is a word… Read more

  • Flooding and Adaptation in Scotland

    5th Feb 2020 by

    This is an attempt at the transcript from a live Twitter broadcast I know I said I would do this broadcast at the weekend, and it’s now almost exactly the opposite of that, but never mind! We often hear about how the Western world is responsible for something we don’t suffer from – but the… Read more

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