Sophie - Year 9 Student Editor's Note: In February 2020, prior to lockdown, Sophie and three other GSAL students attended the Leeds Youth Voice Summit on Climate Change. Students were given the opportunity to learn more about the effects of and science behind climate change, take part in a Q&A panel with the Leader of Leeds City … Continue reading Leeds Youth Voice Summit on Climate Change
Tag: Carbon Dioxide
Carbon stocks: a carbon neutral future for the UK?
Ayushman - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Year 12 student Ayushman has submitted this insightful essay to the Peterhouse College, Cambridge, annual Kelvin Science Prize essay competition. Ayushman uses numerical evidence to support his argument that increasing carbon stocks will still leave the UK facing an uphill battle to achieve carbon neutrality. CPD Using numerical evidence, what carbon … Continue reading Carbon stocks: a carbon neutral future for the UK?
Is it enough to plant a tree – could this strategy help spread plant pathogens?
Tanveer - Year 12 Student Editor’s Note: Year 12 student Tanveer writes insightfully here in response to a question set as part of the Newnham College Biological Sciences Essay Prize. All female students currently in Year 12 at a UK school may enter the annual essay competitions run by Newnham College, Cambridge. CPD Many view the act … Continue reading Is it enough to plant a tree – could this strategy help spread plant pathogens?
Why swap to renewable resources?
Andrew Hsu - Year 7 Student (7EAC) Editor's Note: Andrew went well above and beyond what was required as part of his current work in geography looking at the provision of energy and the move towards a low-carbon future. Andrew has produced a generally accurate and very coherent, well-structured essay that also incorporates topics that … Continue reading Why swap to renewable resources?
The Climate Endgame: Can We Stop It?
Dhruv Girish - Year 8 Student Recently, a 16 year old teenager named Greta Thunberg, from Sweden, sailed across the Atlantic on a zero carbon ship to America. Sir David Attenborough produced a very persuading series on how to save our planet. Stacey Dooley, a journalist and documentary producer, highlighted the shocking effects of fashion … Continue reading The Climate Endgame: Can We Stop It?