Earth Day began in 1970, founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as a teach-in to educate students, with a wider aim of bringing environmental considerations into the public eye. Nelson had been inspired by the large-scale student anti-war movement across America, and realised that this was a path through which environmental considerations could be brought to the national political agenda.
Situated in Cowley and open for only a few months (since Dec 17), Happy Friday Kitchen is Oxford’s answer to vegan junk food. Although located a bit of a trek away from town centre, the bright diner aesthetic and incredibly cute dog (follow his antics on their Instagram account @happyfridaykitchen and #hfkdog) are well worth the effort.
With the end of Easter and the Hilary term break, it is important to reflect on how concerns regarding sustainability and climate change are linked to our holiday celebrations. Not only does this involve reflecting on how Easter affects and is affected by climate change, but also on how we can celebrate Easter in a more sustainable manner.
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