Future



In conversation with Nicola Sturgeon: what’s the future for Scotland’s climate action?

12th November 2021

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn interviewed the first minister this morning at COP26, discussing the conference, its representation of youth, and how Glasgow really is the best city in the world. Scotland has one of the world’s most ambitious net-zero targets, aiming to cut emissions to this extent by 2045, five years ahead of the rest of ...


Foresty, food and the future of farming

11th November 2021

A COP26 event hosted by WWF this afternoon discussed the importance of agriculture in helping fight the climate emergency, and emphasised the need for more young people in farming. Hosted in the WWF pavilion in the blue zone, “Nature: the unsung hero of the food system” consisted of a panel of three in-person, with others ...


Green New Deal Festival Showcases student passion for a sustainable future at the University of Glasgow

30th October 2021

The group demands that the University decarbonise, divest, decolonise and democratise. Students and Extinction Rebellion activists participate in the Green New Deal Festival to urge the University to sign up to its 60 demands, of which the four main elements are decarbonise, divest, decolonise and democratise.  Four Extincion Rebellion activists tied themselves to the University’s ...


Neo-obsession: imagining the future

14th April 2021

Culture is always looking forward. The year is 2015. Flying cars dart like shooting stars across motorways in the clouds. Nike trainers have replaced normal laces with electronic “power laces”. Jackets automatically adjust to the measurements of their wearer. The criminal justice system can sentence people within a matter of hours, owing to the abolition ...


Disability History Month: Looking to the future

9th January 2021

Beth Dillon, co-founder of the LUNA project, reflects on Disability History Month, her experiences as a disabled student, and looks towards a more accessible future. This past month has been Disability History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements of disabled people and promote the continuation of the movement for disability rights. There have been ...


Flying into the future

5th October 2020

With exciting developments, it’s worth considering the fantastical flying machines that we may start to use in the future. “According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way that a bee should be able to fly”, claims The Bee Movie. Bees do not break any laws of aviation in reality, but the quote ...