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
Adella - Year 11 Student Editor’s Note: This insightful essay from Year 11 student Adella deals with pertinent questions surrounding climate change, using geographical and photographic evidence to lay out the changes that the planet has faced, and the need for our modern society to act now in order to prevent a worsening of the … Continue reading When is the deadline for us to act on climate change?
Grace - Year 10 Student The following is my submission to the Hope for the Future Competition, a competition which challenges students to produce exciting pieces of artwork representing a climate emergency for a chance to showcase their work in UK Parliament. I also entered this artwork of the school into the Art of a … Continue reading A Zero Carbon School
Kate - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Year 12 student Kate writes expertly here in response to the Newnham College (Cambridge) Modern & Medieval Languages Essay Prize. All female students currently in Year 12 at a UK school may enter the annual essay prizes. The level of academic research and skill in written communication on display here is … Continue reading Climate crisis: what is the role of the arts and humanities in defining the relationship between people and nature?
GSAL Geography Department Open to all students in all year groups, this exciting competition challenges you to find creative solutions to Earth's problems. Taking inspiration from the official Earthshot Prize established by HRH Prince William in 2019, the brief is to create and communicate an original solution to a chosen Earth problem. Can you repair … Continue reading GSAL Earthshot Competition 2020
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?