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’

COP26 Legacy – ‘Mobilising the Rule of Law in Climate Change

Legacy post for the Mobilising the Rule of Law in Climate Change event that took place on November 2

COP26 Legacy – Green Finance Green Futures

Dr Tanya Wilson writes about her experience during the Green Finance Green Futures event within the Adam Smith Business School

Sustainability in Learning and Teaching Community of Practice

The Sustainability in Learning & Teaching Community of Practice aims to bring together colleagues from across the University to advance the understanding and implementation of good practice in sustainability.

The Economics of the Race to Net Zero: A Marathon, Not A Sprint

By Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, one of the UK’s leading economist, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, and a member of the Scotia Group Our transition to net-zero carbon emissions will be the most radical economic transition we’ve ever made in peacetime.  The Industrial Revolution was driven by the active pursuit of profit.…

Climate Justice and Adult Learning and Education

The PIMA Network has dedicated its 39th Bulletin to the topic of Climate Justice and Adult Learning and Education (ALE).

Climate Law and Governance Day: Interview with an Organiser

In a series of interviews in the lead-up to COP26 in Glasgow, we are chatting with academics whose research is focused on sustainability and tackling climate change. Susanne Stühlinger is a PhD researcher in the School of Law involved in organising the Climate Law and Governance Day. Could you briefly discuss the main topics of…

Building resilience with equity – Perspectives from cities and neighbourhoods in the Global South

Cities are complex systems encompassing infrastructure, health, and social and economic factors so reslience strategies must incorporate the reduction of poverty and inequality.

UBDC and COP26 – using our data and expertise to tackle the climate crisis

How the Urban Big Data Centre is working to discover climate action solutions and helping others to access the data and skills they need to do the same.

Amplifying Children’s Voices

In the build-up to COP26, Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) at the University of Glasgow is using the capabilities approach to facilitate workshops between schools in West Dunbartonshire and in Luis Cruz Martinez, Chile.

The dual crises: COVID-19 and climate change in Khulna city

COVID-19 pandemic and climate change highlight that marginalised communities are the most impacted by crises; what does this mean for resilience and recovery?

An Interview with Samantha Suter: Combining Citizen Science and Remote Sensing Approaches for Habitat Monitoring

We interview Samantha Suter on the importance of understanding how climate change affects biodiversity.

Global Learning Festival 2021

The Global Learning Festival seeks to provide unity and connection to communities all over the world. By participating in learning events on a wide variety of topics, across time zones and languages, you can experience firsthand the benefits that lifelong learning can bring to you.

Media focus on the Children’s Voices climate project

A Scotland-Chile to amplify children’s voices in the climate change discussion is getting attention

An Interview With Dr Mark Wong: SMART Climate Action

Dr Mark Wong discusses the research that went into his event on SMART Climate Action

Built Environment and Net Zero Conference

Conference focused on reducing carbon emissions from the built environment, low carbon heat, climate resilience, and climate finance.

An Interview with Dr Allan Gillies: Biodiversity Protection is Interwoven with Socio-Environmental Justice

An Interview with Dr Allan Gillies on how environmentalism and social justice are interwoven with each other.

An Interview with Dr Mohammad Aminur Rahman Shah – Greenhouse Gas Reduction at a Local Level

We speak to Dr Mohammad Aminur Rahman Shah on his work in local perceptions of greenhouse gas reduction

International Relations event week ‘Confronting climate change: toward COP26’

Hosted by Politics & International Relations, this series of recorded events offered fascinating insights into current challenges in global climate policy.  

Three ways blockchain could get the world to act against the climate crisis

By facilitating a novel decentralized climate organization, blockchain technology holds promise to foster global cooperation to tackle climate change.

A 10-year plan to save the world’s soil

Recent science may take us a long way to an anser on how best to achieve global progress on improving soil.

Predictions for COP26 from Head of Oxfam Scotland

Predictions from Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, for the COP-26 conference in November.

The COP26 Challenge: Present your research and win up to £500!

​[X]ceptional: The COP26 Challenge is a new initiative for students in the College of Social Sciences to present their own, original research that engages with any element of climate change.

Children’s Voices for Climate Change: A research-practice partnership between Scotland and Chile

Schools in Scotland and Chile are in a research practice partnership, using the approach developed by CNS to amplify children’s voices in the climate change discussion.

The Business of Sustainability Webinar Series – Scotch Whisky Association

Recording of an event at which Morag Garden, Head of Sustainability at the Scotch Whisky Association, outlined the key sustainability challenges and opportunities facing this important Scottish industry.

The Business of Sustainability webinar series – BASF

Recording of a talk by Geoff Mackey, BASF Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Director, in the first of a series of events focused on how businesses will respond to the climate change crisis.

Green Recovery Dialogues – experts’ videos

Videos prepared to provide contexts and ideas for a series of Green Recovery Dialogues intended to progress a just and sustainable recovery from COVID-19.