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Obama on the youth of today

9th November 2021

President Obama spoke at COP26 yesterday about the power of young people in fight for climate justice. It’s been nine days since COP26 started, and a number of opening speeches, national statements, discussions and conclusions have been had. Boris Johnson has made a myriad of appearances, bumbled up to the podium and, surprisingly, produced some ...


Live art installation compares COP26 to Squid Game

2nd November 2021

A performative protest organised by Glasgow Actions Team in conjunction with Green New Deal Rising, has world leaders playing life or death games for the fate of the planet. With the real world leader gathering on the opposite side of the Clyde, a group of protesters dressed as them played children’s games and called their ...


Police expect up to 300 additional arrests a day during COP26

31st October 2021

10,000 police are expected to be placed in Glasgow throughout COP26 as arrests are predicted to rise. With COP26 taking place in Glasgow this week and next the police have warned of up to 300 arrests in response to the large number of protests that will take place alongside the conference. It is expected that ...


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 ...