COP26



Kelvin Way closing to traffic ahead of COP26

25th October 2021

All traffic, including walkers will be barred from walking down Kelvin Way from Friday 29 October to Tuesday 2 November, and again from Friday 5 November to Saturday 6 November. Glasgow city council has announced that Kelvin Way will be closed to all traffic, including walkers, for much of the duration of COP26. The closures ...


Glasgow restaurants commit to zero-waste dining during COP26

22nd October 2021

From 12 October until 12 November 2021, a variety of local pubs and restaurants will participate in the Plate Up for Glasgow initiative with the aim of actively reducing food waste. Scheduled to coincide with the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, the month-long Plate Up campaign is piloted by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce in collaboration ...


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 ...


Glasgow, it’s time to march for climate justice

24th September 2021

How and why you should join those taking to the streets this Friday On 20 September 2019, the city of Glasgow joined over 7 million people in 150 countries in marching for climate justice. Thousands poured into the streets, and throughout the city cries of “WHAT DO WE WANT?” could be heard, the answering call ...


Classes rumoured to return online during COP26

21st September 2021

Some courses have already hinted at the move back whilst the University has not yet released an official statement. Two courses have already released information regarding a move to online classes during COP26, the international climate conference which will take place in Glasgow between November 1 and November 12.  The University has not released an ...


COP26 sponsors condemned by social justice groups

7th December 2020

Government announced sponsors include companies linked to fossil fuel polluting activities. Social justice groups have slammed the UK government over the newly announced sponsors for COP26, which takes place in Glasgow next year. The newly announced sponsors include two of the “big six” energy firms SSE and Scottish Power, the National Grid (owned by both ...