GALLERY: COP26 front pages

A collection of front pages from Scottish, UK, and World media to chart what coverage or otherwise was given to the UN Climate Change Summit. The interest from some peaked and waned. A few emerged more focused and engaged than others. Judge for yourself. Click on the gallery to scroll and view bigger images. COP26 MEDIA: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2021 COP26 MEDIA: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, … Continue reading GALLERY: COP26 front pages

VIDEO: ‘The People in power are scared of the truth’ – Greta Thunberg

“The question we must now ask ourselves is, what is it that we are fighting for? Are we fighting to save ourselves and the living planet? Or are we fighting to maintain business as usual? Greta Thunberg – George Square, Glasgow Continue reading VIDEO: ‘The People in power are scared of the truth’ – Greta Thunberg

What’s On At COP26: Pop up co-working and event space opens minutes from SECC

A last minute call for bands to collaborate at pop-up venue showcasing ethical collectives has gone out after a new co-working space come bar opened in just six-days. The idea was to help overcome a lack of space and provide an independent venue within walking distance of the main COP26 activities. Now 75.5 Steps: a local business-led collaboration between The Drink Cabinet and Glasgow bar … Continue reading What’s On At COP26: Pop up co-working and event space opens minutes from SECC

What’s On At Cop26: People’s Summit For Climate justice Counter Summit

A four-day counter conference to COP26 called‘The People’s Summit for Climate Justice’ is to take place from Sunday following the previous day’s Global Day of Action for Climate Justice. Organised by the COP26 Coalition it will stage more than 200 free sessions across dozens of venues in Glasgow and online. It will include workshops on how to sue an international fossil fuel company to a … Continue reading What’s On At Cop26: People’s Summit For Climate justice Counter Summit

State of Climate in 2021: Extreme events and major impacts

Past 7 years set to be the warmest on record, sea level rise at new high – World Meteorological Organization Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The past seven years are on track to be the seven warmest on record, according … Continue reading State of Climate in 2021: Extreme events and major impacts

DEAR GLASGOW COP26 …. NEIL KITCHING

Dear Glasgow I live in Dunblane, Scotland and published my first book – Carbon Choices on the solutions to climate change in 2020. I have been aware of the serious implications of climate change for 30 years, ever since studying geography and glaciers as a geography student.  I made a mid-career change from accountant to sustainable development and now work as an Energy Specialist.  However, I was still frustrated … Continue reading DEAR GLASGOW COP26 …. NEIL KITCHING

The climate emergency demands definite answers

The row over the proposed go-ahead for the Cambo oil and gas field off Shetland has gathered pace this week as Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has come under pressure from the environmental sector to take a stand against it, while pressured by business leaders and the right to put the economy first. Continue reading The climate emergency demands definite answers

Rainbows & unicorns: How Scotland’s Just Transition is making waves for climate

The Rainbow Warrior enchants even lying still in the water. The famous emblem bursting to life in a blaze of colour, 55m masts towering above. A lick of green paint might be needed to cover the corrosion here and there. But framed against the silvery Scottish skies in Leith it remains a symbol of hope, of defiance, of a group that knows how to win. … Continue reading Rainbows & unicorns: How Scotland’s Just Transition is making waves for climate