Climate conference controversies: world leaders welcomed as Glasgow locals shunned

5th November 2021

Despite hopes that the Glasgow-based event will be pivotal for action against the climate crisis, The Glasgow Guardian has spoken to a number of students, residents, and workers in and around Glasgow who are concerned about some of the negative effects resulting from the UN Climate Conference coming to the city. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon ...

World leaders make commitment to end deforestation by 2030

4th November 2021

The first major deal was struck at the COP26 climate summit on Tuesday morning as more than 100 world leaders have made a promise to end and reverse the effects of deforestation by 2030. The deforestation commitment includes almost £14bn of private and public funds to tackle human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. Almost a quarter of greenhouse ...

UK religious leaders call for climate justice at George Square vigil

2nd November 2021

The vigil aims to call for action, crossing boundaries in religious solidarity to protect and repair the planet. A diverse crowd gathered on George Square at 2pm on on Sunday, made up of religious leaders from a variety of faiths for an hour of prayer for the negotiators at the upcoming COP26 conference. The faith ...