Interview: hopes for closer collaboration between staff and students for LSE’s next sustainability agenda

Amongst the uncertainty and havoc of the current coronavirus pandemic, sustainability and climate justice seem to matter even more  Whilst we are all still trying to figure out how the pandemic translates into our day-to-day lives and near future it…

LSE launches first Sustainability Consultation

On Tuesday, 18 February, LSE’s Sustainability Team launched its first Sustainability Consultation. The event featured LSE Director Minouche Shafik, LSE’s Environment and Ethics Student Officer Saskia Marie, Professors Nicholas Stern, and Sam Fankhauser, Director of the Grantham Research Institute’s Centre…

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.…

Church of England partners with LSE Grantham institute to invest in Sustainability

The Church of England Pension Board, which manages over £2.8bn for over 38,000 current and retired clergy and other employees of the Church of England, has launched the Financial Times Stock Exchange Transition Pathway Initiative (FTSE TPI) Climate Transition Index…

LSE student to journey to Antarctica

First-year Environment and Development student Fabian Nilsson was chosen for a 12-day expedition to the Antarctic, set to take place in November of this year.  The expedition will be led by Robert Swan OBE, a famous British Polar Explorer and…

LSESU UN Society holds its first sustainable arts and crafts fair

LSESU UN Society is one of the best known and most popular societies on campus. On 11 December, the Society took a new approach, putting on outdone itself, bringing to campus for the first time, a Sustainable Arts and Craft…

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…

A green industrial strategy is the only way to save our planet

Even for committed capitalists, green innovation makes sense; sustainable development and economic growth are not mutually exclusive Climate change is really happening. Humans are emitting way too much greenhouse gas into the atmosphere and its frying the planet, but in…

LSE Takes On Plastic Waste With New Water Fountain

LSE’s Head of Sustainability claims that the new water fountain, which has been installed on campus as part of the #OneLess campaign, “will enable students… to be part of the solution to our global plastics issue”. Students walking by the…

LSE’s Lasting Commitment to Sustainability

On the week beginning 5th February, LSE celebrated its annual Green Week, acknowledging the environmental work of the Student Union and further encouraged staff and students to engage and participate in the multitude of events on offer throughout the week.…