Category Archives: Green economy

Mar 18 2016

COP21 & the Greening of Paris: Célia Blauel comes to LSE

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  “There were some days when I thought: wow, this is so great! There are people from all over the world, coming to Paris, to save the planet.  And then, there were days when I thought: but wait, if this … Continue reading

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Feb 19 2016

Free film screening: The True Cost of Fashion

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            Abi Fasoranti       On Wednesday 24th February, the IMT Green Impact Team and LSESU Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Society will be hosting a free screening of Andrew Morgan’s documentary The … Continue reading

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Jan 25 2016

From Fast to Slow: ReLove Fashion at LSE

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                  By Sophie McGrath On Monday 8 February, the IMT department’s Green Impact Team will be hosting a special event, LSE ReLove Fashion, to raise awareness about making sustainable fashion choices. ReLove … Continue reading

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Jan 13 2016

COP 21 sends low-carbon signal to businesses

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  Reporting back from the COP 21 UN climate summit in Paris, Fannie Delavelle found the international gathering to be a huge opportunity for organisations from across the globe to make new connections, seeking innovative solutions to shared challenges.  But … Continue reading

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Jan 11 2016

Three things I learnt at COP 21

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    Is it such a bad thing that the UN climate agreement isn’t legally binding?   And how does climate change affect gender equality, and migration?  Now the dust has started to settle on the COP 21 climate summit, Fannie … Continue reading

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Nov 17 2015

Sustainable development in Nigeria

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Nigeria currently faces a number of inter-connected sustainable development challenges – pollution from the oil industry, land-use change, flooding, as well as the need for economic diversity and enhanced public infrastructure.  Thomas Israel Mayomi, prospective LSE Development Studies student, unpacks … Continue reading

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Nov 9 2015

8 things I learnt at Energy Live 2015

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  The Energy Live 2015 conference line-up looked like a who’s who of movers and shakers in the energy world, starring MPs and policy makers, industry leaders, consumers, energy managers and more.  Jon Emmett went along to join the debate. … Continue reading

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Oct 5 2015

Grow Dat: phoenix from the floods

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Grow Dat is a community farm in New Orleans, founded in 2011 on the site of a former golf course that had been destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.  Jeanne Firth, one of the farm’s founding members, has just started a PhD … Continue reading

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Aug 12 2015

Volunteering opened my eyes and enriched my university experience

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Laura Price’s work as Fundraiser and Student Liaison Co-ordinator for FoodCycle earned her a nomination for LSE’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year award. FoodCycle LSE was also named LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year at the 2015 LSE Volunteers Awards in the summer term. Organised … Continue reading

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Jul 15 2015

Why does the UK waste more food than any other EU country?

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British households chuck away a staggering 7 million tonnes of mainly edible food and drink each year – but why?  And what can we do to reverse this situation?  Maria Evert, Intern at GreenMatch, finds out… Reportedly, the UK wastes … Continue reading

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