Becca Stuttard

Climate change may wipe Pacific island nation off the map

Globally, economic inequality between countries has decreased over the last few decades. Yet climate change has impeded progress. Recent research shows that the gulf between the richest and poorest countries is 25 percent wider than it would be in a world without global warming. It is tropical countries that are...
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Posted Jul. 2, 2021

Small change, big impact: plant-based vs. place-based diet

With ever more Britons concerned about the irreversible effects of climate change, many are asking themselves how their dietary choices might be a driving factor. But, which is more sustainable, a plant-based diet or a place-based one? The animal farming industry is on track to be the world’s biggest polluter,...
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Posted Sep. 25, 2020

Athletics: Mo Farah sets first world record of his career

Mo Farah smashed the men’s one-hour record on his return to the track at Brussels’ Diamond League meeting on Friday 4 September. The four-time Olympic champion ran 21,330m, surpassing the record of Haile Gebrselassie set in 2007 by 45 metres in the rarely run 60-minute race. At 37, when most...
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Posted Sep. 17, 2020

Fight for equality continues after Canterbury’s #IAmEnough apology

Sports clothing manufacturers Canterbury of New Zealand issued an apology on Thursday 27 August after coming under fire for not using female players to promote their new line of Irish rugby jerseys. The promotional photos used in the kit launch showed three beaming IRFU men’s players (Bundee Aki, Robert Henshaw...
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Posted Aug. 31, 2020