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Veganism, Vegetarianism: For or Against Climate Change?

With the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference coming up in Glasgow, now more than ever, planet Earth is on our minds. The damages done to our planet is very visible. Heatwaves are getting worse summer after summer, sea levels are rising drastically, and there have been numerous floods all over the world. While Greta […]

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The SNP-Green power-sharing deal: the student perspective

As Nicola Sturgeon announced the SNP-Green power-sharing deal last month, many advocates of sustainability will likely have been excited at the prospect of a representative of the Green Party occupying a ministerial position for the first time in UK history. Furthermore, supporters of a second independence referendum, one would imagine, will have regarded the situation […]

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‘There’s more to fighting climate change than just owning a KeepCup’, says Green Party candidate Ben Parker

The Student spoke to Ben Parker, the Green Party candidate for Edinburgh South West, to find out why he thinks the party’s policies could appeal to young people. How did you first get involved with the Green Party? I joined the Greens when I was 16. I think I always had a little bit of an […]

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Fringe Theatre

‘Passionate and explosive performance’: From the Wind Review

Though perhaps erring on the edu- side of edutainment, From the Wind is a charming introduction to the use of renewable energy sources on the Islands, written verbatim by Eilidh MacKinnon based on true experiences. Delivering a niche history lesson that few will have heard before, this play deftly explores the use of wind energy […]