Climate jargon: (in progress)

Here’s a list of technical terms related to the climate crisis! They might be of use when referring to Scott’s article on the IPCC report! Let us know if there are other terms you’d like to be defined! Overton window –Here’s a quick video explaining the idea! First developed in the mid-1990s, the Overton Window is a model for understanding how social norms change throughout time and affect politics and can be defined as “the range of ideas the public is willing to consider and accept”. [1] The concept is rooted in the idea that politicians are likely to only […]

How this started: A Conversation with my Right-wing flatmate

This site is the result of a lot I’ve learnt over the past 2 years but started with a 5am conversation with my flatmate in the first year of university. On paper, we were completely different: he is a white, straight, cis male who identified as Right wing at the time, and I am the complete opposite. I’d never really left my bubble before, of people who thought similarly to me. Most people I knew had had similar experiences and saw the world in a similar way. I thought I knew how to interact with the world and had created […]

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ideahopping provides factual, accessible information on the world’s most pressing issues. Everyone, regardless of education level, should be able to be informed in, and engage with social and political issues. We aim to create a space where all opinions can be shared and authentically discussed and new ideas can be given space to materialise into the solutions the world needs.