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Tottenham Hotspur host world’s first net zero football match

Tottenham Hotspur host world’s first net zero football match

Sky and Tottenham partnered for the first net zero match in elite level football on Sunday. Supported by COP26 and the Premier League, #GameZero is striving to drive emissions down in stadiums throughout England’s top division. As 60,000 poured into the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for a tense London derby on Sunday, #GameZero provided a promising backdrop for a more sustainable future in English football. It may be too soon to approach...

By London, UK
Climate change puts millions at risk of trafficking and exploitation

Climate change puts millions at risk of trafficking and exploitation

As extreme weather patterns become the norm, millions will be forced to relocate from their homes into the unknown. What does this mean for the future of their security? Around the world, the effects of climate change have become impossible to ignore. This summer, even major cities like New York and London saw flooding of underground transport stations due to extended periods of rain and major storms. While metropolises have remained...

By London, UK
Exclusive: Chatting to Gen Z activists Jeremy and Michelle

Exclusive: Chatting to Gen Z activists Jeremy and Michelle

Michelle and Jeremy are siblings from Western Kenya who describe themselves as energetic environmentalists. Their dream is to improve the cleanliness of our oceans and build better habitats for aquatic life. They built an app to do just that. Michelle, a 16-year-old final year student from White Oaks School, Kisumu, is a co-founder of Osiepe Sango (Friends of Sango), a nongovernmental organisation that helps to improve Lake Victoria's ecosystem. She is...

By Nairobi, Kenya
Italy’s rising radical right and the quest to end immigration

Italy’s rising radical right and the quest to end immigration

In Italy, a country once home to Benito Mussolini, a leader who radicalised society between 1919 and 1945, history is on the verge of repeating itself. On 10 September, police officers arrested a 26-year-old Somali asylum seeker for allegedly stabbing four women and a six-year-old boy in Italy’s north-eastern town of Rimini. While Luciana Lamorgese, the country’s interior minister, called the incident a ‘very grave episode’, it didn’t take long for...

By London, UK