Dust storms, how much do we know about them?

By Haya Albaker Sand and dust storms are meteorological phenomena that happen mostly in arid regions of the world where sand and dust particles are carried from one place to the other by strong winds. They are known to reduce visibility and have a negative impact on people, and especially on those with respiratory illnesses.Continue reading “Dust storms, how much do we know about them?”

Caring at mealtimes: a micro-revolutionary activity

By Matt Ensor This blog is an attempt to demonstrate how the current injustices present in the global food system can be addressed by re-centring the notion of care within the way we eat. The current food system is flawed not only from an environmental perspective but also through the implications it has on cultureContinue reading “Caring at mealtimes: a micro-revolutionary activity”

Urban Political Ecology and Air Pollution

By Maddie Peace This blog post starts to look at the implications of air pollution in cities like London using an urban political ecology lens. I do this by speaking about some of the technology that has been put in place recently to monitor air pollution rates and how this type of activity may excludeContinue reading “Urban Political Ecology and Air Pollution”