As politicians wrestle with the cost of living, energy security and the climate crisis, bold leadership is needed to grasp new opportunities to solve this trilemma.
A series of publications, events and activities across the College of Social Science before, during and after the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow in November 2021.
[X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge: Global climate change, the anthropogenic greenhouse effect, and its colonial roots in society
Hannah Midghall’s successful entry in [X]ceptional, an article arguing that it is important for environmentalists to understand the history of their field to tackle problems such as soil degradation.
[X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge: Exploring the Link Between Climate Change and Terrorist Recruitment
Camilla Carlesi reflects on the process and value of entering [X]ceptional, and how her entry on the climate crisis and security is informing her ongoing areas of research.
PhD candidate Robert Richardson reflects on the process and value of entering [X]ceptional, an opportunity for him to extend his communication capacities and skills.
César De la Fuente was empowered to enter the [X]ceptional Challenge with a video presentation examining the role of gender in issues of sustainability.
Maryam ElAzzawy’s successful entry in [X]ceptional was inspired and informed by her personal experience of living and working in a developing country.
Entering the [X]ceptional Challenge enabled Narthana Arumugam to deepen his understanding of how space based solar power can help in the transition to renewable energy.
This major collaborative project by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence is evaluating the carbon reduction secured by a high-quality EnerPHit retrofit of an eight-property tenement block in Glasgow.
Legacy blog on the November 4 Finance, Governance, and Sustainability Event with the School of Law
Dr Ewan Gibbs reflects on his November 3rd event ‘What Can We Learn From Cuba and Scotland’