Dialogue 1. Implementing Green Futures – Increasing urban green space and implementing nature-based solutions Date held: Friday 13 November Facilitators Professor Neil Metcalfe, Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health & Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow. Gillian Dick, Spatial Planning Manager, Development & Regeneration Services, Glasgow City Council. Themes A. Promoting biodiversity Promoting biodiversity through strategic use of natural assets.…
From COVID-19 to COP26: Forging a just and sustainable future Glasgow City Council and the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Sustainable Solutions, together with Policy Scotland, are partnering on a series of three Green Recovery Dialogues intended to progress a just and sustainable recovery from COVID-19. The Dialogues, which took place in November/December 2020, will enable better-informed partnership working for achieving the City’s and the University’s ambitious Carbon Neutrality (Net Zero) targets of 2030. …
Paper by Professor Ronald MacDonald in which he analyses two key economic issues of the COVID-19 pandemic: addressing mass unemployment and reforming banking.
The current pandemic has highlighted the importance of civic engagement as a vital component of the mission of universities. But to realise their full potential requires shifting the policy debate on the role of higher education.
Why Australia needs a policy reboot to transform the housing system from being part of the problem to part of the solution.
The scale of the challenges faced by people on low incomes in the COVID-19 crisis is becoming clearer This paper updates Universal Credit figures to July 2020 and highlights new areas of concern.
The case for a policy reset oriented around inclusive growth is compelling and provides the basis for “building back better”.
Why we need a developing participatory research agenda for the community economy and societal resilience given ongoing and emerging social and ecological crises – inequalities, climate change, democratic deficits and pandemic(s).
This working paper looks at the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on unemployment and the labour market in Glasgow, illustrated with a focus on Universal Credit data.
Report from the Glasgow Commission for Economic Growth on the city’s post-pandemic development.