Comment: Ignore Neoliberal naysayers on the beef ban

LSE should follow the fantastic example of Cambridge University and at least four other universities worldwide that de-beefed their menus. The School’s recently launched sustainability initiative should do what has the biggest impact.

Comment: You will survive a beef ban

The outcry over the beef ban has been unfounded, silly and, most of all, offensive. Here’s why. A recent motion to ban beef at LSE has, as somehow all things are, been met with backlash by the beloved right-wing community…

Comment: Respect LSE’s democratic vote to ban beef

Banning beef was a democratic vote. Respect it, or otherwise seek to oppose it through democratic means. The recent so-called “beef ban” has raised concerns among sections of the student population about a “woke clique” imposing its views on the…

LSESU Marine Society launches Blue New Deal

By Cindy Ren On Thursday, February 20th, LSESU Marine Society held its Blue New Deal launch event. The event was aimed at discussing potential solutions for current marine issues and is a part of the greater Blue New Deal Project.…

Have sex, not babies

Let’s start debating procreating. I come from a very conservative and traditional village in the middle of the English countryside, where the local aristocrats go fox hunting, the local primary school has a thatched roof, and the Lady of the…

LSE Limelight #5: Reflections on Green Week

“Students are the most important stakeholders of LSE. When students feel that they aren’t being taught how to deal with the real world problems then students need to stand up and make their education happen.” – Saskia Straub, SU Environment and…

Carlos Peñalver: Conjuring art and environmental activism at LSE

Over the last few weeks Carlos Peñalver, a young Spanish artist, has been transforming the Central Building’s white walls into a large-scale, inclusive, and lively work of art. As students paced in and out of the building, the lower ground…

Seven Worlds, One Planet – Attenborough’s most harrowing and astonishing documentary yet ★★★★★

Attenborough’s nature documentaries always establish a benchmark for all that follow. His latest, Seven Worlds, One Planet, is no different. It examines how humans have altered the ecosystems in each of the seven continents, with the message that we are…

The Final Straw: decoupling Environmentalism from Eugenics

The spectre of plastic straws is haunting the world. European and American powers have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre: Pope and Prime Minister, Tory and Labour, French socialists and American conservatives alike. With good reason, too…

Students Form Coalition for Second National Climate Strike

An LSE-wide campaign to participate in the second Youth Strike 4 Climate demonstration, on the 15th of March, is in the works. This is the first major LSE student-led action on an environmental issue since the now-defunct LSE Divest group…