Hussh | Hope in the climate crisis: The transformative power of positive storytelling

Hope in the climate crisis: The transformative power of positive storytelling

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesHope in the climate crisis: The transformative power of positive storytellingJanuary 5, 2024In recent years, two opposing camps have emerged: the “doomers” and the “deniers”.Doomers typically weave a narrative of impending planetary extinction unless immediate action is taken. They use apocalyptic imagery and alarming predictions to paint a dystopian future. While often rooted in scientific evidence, this …

Hussh | No-one else was in the room where it happens — Pacific Island Nations excluded from final pass of Cop28's historic climate deal

Pacific Island Nations excluded from final pass of Cop28’s historic climate deal

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesPacific Island Nations excluded from final pass of Cop28’s historic climate dealDecember 19, 2023In the wake of the much-publicised Cop28 climate summit, an air of triumphant progress seemed to permeate the media coverage.The United Arab Emirates, hosting this pivotal event, hailed the final agreement as a historic turning point; a paradigm shift in the battle against climate …

Hussh | The eyes of Yellowstone, an enduring legacy in a warming wilderness

The eyes of Yellowstone, an enduring legacy in a warming wilderness

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesThe eyes of Yellowstone, an enduring legacy in a warming wildernessDecember 19, 2023Situated in Canyon Village near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone National Park, Steven Fuller holds a unique position. Known as the “winterkeeper,” he oversees the maintenance of this critical area through the bustling summer months and the solitude of winter.During these long, cold months, …

Hussh | Uncovering the UK's murky colonial past reveals the true extent of its role in climate change

Uncovering Britain’s murky colonial past reveals the true extent of its role in climate change

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesUncovering Britain’s murky colonial past reveals the true extent of its role in climate changeDecember 12, 2023In the intricate and often contentious dialogue on climate change, a new dimension has emerged around the historical responsibility of nations and empires that once dominated the world.The United Kingdom, long regarded as a significant yet smaller contributor to the warming …

Hussh | Meet the women shattering stereotypes to save Indonesia's rainforests

Meet the women shattering stereotypes to save Indonesia’s rainforests

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesMeet the women shattering stereotypes to save Indonesia’s rainforestsDecember 6, 2023In the verdant depths of Indonesia’s Aceh Province, a remarkable narrative unfolds—a tale of resilience, courage, and environmental stewardship.Here, in the shadow of the Burni Telong volcano, a group of determined women are redefining the traditional role of forest guardians. They are the vanguard of a quiet …

Hussh | Review | Utama: A cinematic journey into the Andean plateau reveals stark climate truths

Utama: A cinematic journey into the Andean plateau reveals stark climate truths

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesUtama: A cinematic journey into the Andean plateau reveals stark climate truthsDecember 1, 2023ReviewSet against the backdrop of Bolivia’s Andean plateau, Utama masterfully captures the profound impacts of climate change on indigenous communities, weaving a narrative of resilience, tradition, and looming cultural loss.Utama, Hussh Critic’s Pick Written & Directed by Alejandro Loayza Grisi Drama | Not Rated …

Hussh | Navigating the petrostate paradox at Cop28

Navigating the petrostate paradox at Cop28

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesNavigating the petrostate paradox at Cop28November 24, 2023As the world teeters on the brink of a climate emergency, the simplicity of its cause belies the complexity of its solution.The heart of the matter still seems pretty clear to me: a significant proportion of existing fossil fuel reserves must remain untapped to avert a global catastrophe. Not too …

Decolonising climate change: A quest for environmental justice and equity

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesDecolonising climate change: A quest for environmental justice and equityOctober 30, 2023Without trying to be crass, climate is a hot topic right now. Yet in our haste to alert our slumbering world to the realities the crisis is creating on a daily basis, we seem to still be overlooking the intricate tapestry that ties environmental degradation to …

Hussh | We need a fusion of passion with pragmatism to move shift from activism to action

We need a fusion of passion with pragmatism to shift from activism to action

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesWe need a fusion of passion with pragmatism to shift from activism to actionOctober 13, 2023“Activism” has become a dirty word. One associated with traffic jams, an affront on the innocent bystander, and a lot of orange glitter.It’s a term that in the past few years has woven itself as a vibrant thread connecting even completely polarised …

Hussh | Beyond the heat: How climate shifts are impacting global health

Beyond the heat: How climate shifts are impacting global health

Culture// Hidden Stories SeriesBeyond the heat: How climate shifts are impacting global healthOctober 11, 2023We’re in an era of rapid scientific advancements. One where vaccines are developed at breakneck speed and the potential to eradicate some of the world’s most debilitating diseases is within grasp.Just this week, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to a pair of …