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Beth Pollard, Postgraduate Director WIDS

Sun Nov 24 2019 22:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

This week at WIDS asked the people at Warwick for their opinions on Extinction Rebellion ahead of our talk from Andrew Mottram from Extinction Rebellion.

For up to date news, policy and a daily briefing on energy and climate change
check out:

For a full breakdown on your environmental footprint complete this short quiz
from the WWF:


  •  Netflix: Documentary: Rotten, Season 2, Episode 5: Bitter Chocolate:

Explores the exploitation of workers in the chocolate industry and features
Tony’s Chocoloney in their process to combat this. Viewing time: 57 minutes.

  •  YouTube: Podcast/Video: Protest and Power: can climate activism save

the planet? The podcast/video explores whether different types of climate
activism can influence governments and companies to take more radical
action to mitigate climate change. Viewing time: 1 hour, 29 minutes.

Future Events:

  •  Extinction Rebellion, Andrew Mottram – Monday the 25 th of November 2019,

For more details and to keep up to date – Facebook event page:


Previous Talks:

We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended the events. All talks
were recorded, and recordings and slides should be available soon.
Again, if you have any issues of being included in the filming, please email us.

  •  Tony’s Chocoloney: companies anti-slavery policy working in chocolate

  •  Energy Aspect (Richard Mallinson): Exploring the connection between oil and


  •  Gendered Violence, Destruction and Feminist Struggles by Dr Jelke Boesten:

Exploring intersectional feminist perspectives and application of theoretical

Career Opportunities:

  •  Graduate scheme and internship:

During the recent talk from Richard Mallinson for Energy Aspect, they
advertised their graduate and internship programmes.
More information available at:

  •  Teach First STEM Internship:

Week long internship to develop skills in teaching, leadership, teamwork,
decision-making and public speaking.