It is not overpopulation that is killing our planet, it is overconsumption.

Every year the Global Footprint Network calculates the Earth Overshoot Day or Earth Debt Day. This is the date that marks when humanity’s resource consumption for the year had exceeded Earth’s capacity to regenerate those resources that year. In 1987, the first year in which the EOD was calculated, the date of this surplus was […]

WHO CAN SAVE OUR PLANET?

My parents recall being warned about climate change. They were told to be ecologically conscious, for their actions were shaping the planet they were leaving behind for their grandchildren. Today, this future is much nearer than they thought. My parents, and even my grandparents, will live through the consequences of our hyper-consumerist, irresponsible lifestyles. Indeed, […]

Choke’a-Cola? Coca-Cola.

Is Coca-Cola failing to take adequate responsibility of the quality and safety of their products being sold abroad?   One case in Nigeria would suggest otherwise, portraying Coca-Cola as a company bound by no moral obligation. In March 2017, a high court judge in Nigeria, Justice Adedayo Oyebanji, ruled that soft drinks under the Coca-Cola […]

May Is Not Your Dancing Queen

The world may cringe all it wants, but Theresa May won’t stop dancing. Thousands of articles and memes have come out against the Prime Minister’s dance moves, and yet it hasn’t stopped her from breaking a leg. The question is why? Could it be that she really thinks she is good at it? After all […]