Climate



Travel disruption to hit West End during COP26

13th October 2021

Students should make alternative travel arrangements as many routes connecting the West End are to be closed. The Scottish Government is running a campaign to encourage the public to plan ahead for travel over the duration of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, which is being held in Glasgow from 31 October-12 November. The scale ...


‘Fight like hell’: Inside Glasgow’s Youth March for Climate Justice

29th September 2021

Climate protesters march through the streets of Glasgow weeks before the city will host the UN Climate Change Conference On Friday, 24 September, the voices of approximately 1,000 mask-wearing protesters rang loudly through the streets of Glasgow, as activists of all ages marched from Kelvingrove Park to George Square in support of Fridays for Future’s ...


Cabaret for climate awareness: inside Ben and Jerry’s night of activism

24th September 2021

The world-famous ice cream company hosted a lively gig at St Luke’s in Glasgow to raise awareness of the climate crisis. A smoky room with a drinks bar at one corner and a free ice cream stall at the other, the Ben and Jerry’s climate awareness cabaret was already off to a solid start. With ...


Demystifying the UN climate report

21st September 2021

The UN issues its latest report outlining the severity of climate change and the implications on the whole of humanity. On the morning of Sunday 8th August, flooded villages and jet setting holiday-makers alike awoke to gut-wrenching news: the UN had issued its latest and most drastic findings on climate change. The report outlined an ...


Climate, Covid, and Christianity

21st September 2021

One writer’s perspective on the age-old debate. Moving to university is one of the biggest single events in most students’ lives. It is a time for discovering new ideas and learning about yourself and how your value system operates. With an estimated 66% of practising Christians leaving their faith for a year or more between ...


Ben and Jerry’s bring climate justice cabaret to Glasgow

19th September 2021

Teaming up with climate justice charity “Possible”, Ben and Jerry’s are bringing a fun-filled night of climate activism to Glasgow. In the run-up to the hosting of UN climate summit, COP26, in Glasgow, Ben and Jerry’s have teamed up with climate crisis charity “Possible” to put on a night at St Luke’s to celebrate climate ...


Connecting with Creative Carbon Scotland

8th May 2021

Limiting culture’s contribution to the climate crisis. When it comes to the issue of sustainability, from the use of environmentally toxic chemicals to excessive material waste, the arts industry is not innocent. The art and culture sector is so widely consumed through media such as television, museums, theatres and advertising; the list is endless. The ...


We need to stop the climate crisis

8th March 2021

No country is doing enough. I am sure we have all been enjoying the latest snowfall: sledging in Kelvingrove, building igloos in your back garden, or being able to wear the salopettes you were wanting to whip out on the cancelled ski trip. But as we continue to see global temperatures rise, snow days could ...


Capitalism is crushing the climate

13th November 2020

David Attenborough has claimed that capitalism must be curbed to restore the natural world. Joe Evans goes one step further, claiming it must be rejected to save our planet. Sir David Attenborough has stated on the BBC environmental podcast “What Planet Are We On?” that the excesses of western countries and the capitalist system should ...