COP26 Glasgow, Climate Change, Save the Planet, Biodiversity Events.

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The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)will take place in Glasgow from 31 October – 12 November 2021.

The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
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“Climate change remains the greatest challenge facing this planet. And COP26 is our best, perhaps only, chance to address it.

“Scotland, as a responsible global citizen, will do everything we can to play our part.” Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, www.gov.scot/news/fm-cop26-is-our-best-chance-to-address-climate-change

COP 26 and after. Climate Change, Biodiversity, Educational and Community Events

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Climate Fringe Online
A home for events of all kinds in the run-up to, and during, COP26.
In Scotland, and further afield.

SCCAN Communicating Climate Change: Working with Arts & Culture 3-5.30pm 12th May

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12 May, 2022 Online at 3 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. This session is run by Creative Carbon Scotland, a charity working on the roles of arts and culture in addressing climate change since 2011. It will provide a comprehensive introduction to this area followed by workshop time to help you develop your own ideas. The […]

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Earth Day 2022 at Music Broth

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Friday 22 April, 2022,  1 pm – 6pm Music Broth South, 7 Hollybrook Place, Govanhill, Glasgow G42 7HB Earth Day – Invest in our Planet Music and Upcycling Workshops. Music from Scottish Ensemble in collaboration with international ensembles as part of The Bridge Festival, Jordan Stewart, and Music Broth volunteers. Workshops Up-cycled cymbals & strings, drum […]

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Wully Davidson: Developments in Global Climate Change 2022

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‘Nothing provokes societal unrest more than hunger… It seems likely that we will see an increase in social unrest.’ Polar heat anomalies March saw quite extraordinary temperatures at both the Antarctic and Arctic, described by scientists as ‘unprecedented’. In Antarctica, a new world record for the largest temperature excess above normal (+38.5 C/+69.3 F) ever […]

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Kiss the Ground, Film Screening plus Disussion

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Thursday, 3 March 2022 –  5.30 – 8p.m. (6 p.m. start) Woodlands Community Climate Action Team & special guests Flourish House, 23-25 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DR Register for Event – Free About this event Woodlands Community will screen KISS THE GROUND, a documentary that provides a solution to heal our planet and keep our […]

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Repair Cafe, Govanhill

5th March, 2022, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Deep End Govanhill Baths The Deep End, 21 Nithsdale Street, Glasgow G41 2PZ Important: Covid Requirements **UPDATED INFO: Can we please ask that anyone coming along to our the event on Saturday 5th March take a LFT test and ensure they are negative before visiting. This […]

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Greater Glasgow Climate Action Network South Seeds’ Croft

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Thursday 10th March, 2022  – 10.00am-12.00pm Hosted at South Seeds’ Croft, 381 Langside Road, G42 8DA  on Queen’s Park recreation ground in Glasgow’s Southside. An in-person meeting held safely outside undercover. Hot drinks and cake will be offered to each participant. After recent meetings exploring a climate action in the Greater Glasgow area, this is […]

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Extinction Rebellion Glasgow University Meeting

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16 February, 2022 Extinction Rebellion Glasgow University University of Glasgow Weekly XRGU meeting, always held somewhere on campus on Wednesday evening. The exact time and location will be announced in the coming days, once it’s confirmed. Keep a look out on Facebook See how to get involved and keep up to date. Discussion this week […]

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SCCAN Let’s Talk About Food Online Event

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Monday 7 February, 2022 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Scottish Communities Climate Action Network Event by Propagate, Peace & Justice  Tickets Register at Eventbrite Interested in Food or working on a food growing project, a community garden, a community fridge, eco-recipes? Join a networking café on Food: Community Fridges, Food Redistribution, Community Gardening / Growing. Share local […]

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Poetry and the Climate Crisis: Scotland and India

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Thursday 16 November, 2021 – Online University of Glasgow Arts Exploring poetry and the climate crisis through the works two great, international writers: Patrick Geddes and Rabindranath Tagore. About this event Part of the Being Human Festival 2021 How can poetry be of practical help in the climate crisis? How can it set the tone for […]

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The Landing Hub – COP26 Fringe Event

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29 October – 14 November, 2021 The Landing Hub is a vibrant, welcoming space where the climate and social justice movements meet the arts. The Space is a fringe event of COP26, and is running from the 29th of October to the 14th of November. The Landing Hub, is right next door to: The Sustainable […]

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Becoming Cousteau at GFT

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12 – 18 November, 2021 GFT, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB Becoming Cousteau examines the epic life of Jacques Yves Cousteau, the ocean explorer and pioneering environmentalist who spanned the globe with a misfit crew of divers and filmmakers under the lifelong mission: ‘Il faut aller voir’ (‘We must go and see for ourselves’). The Frenchman […]

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Planters on the Biophilic Way Tidal Map Glasgow

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 Planters marking the historical heart of  the Biophilic Way Tidal Map They aim is to highlight a section of the Biophilic Way to enhance the green network and public realm along the route to demonstrate how restorative design and nature can have a positive impact on the physical and mental health of people. This project […]

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COP26: A Radical Act of Love, Arborescence

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10 November, 2021, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Woodlands Community, 66 Ashley Street, GlasgowG3 6HW Woodlands Community – Local to Global at COP26 Hosted by Healy Arts and Prof Richard DeMarco The event will be a video presentation and a platform to discuss future projects relating to tree planting with particular reference to Joseph Beuys […]

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COP26: Eco Echoes, Tinderbox Collective: Write Songs and Make Games

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The Dear Green Bothy – Online Saturday 6 November, 2021 UofG College of Arts and Tinderbox Collective See Event on Facebook Eco Echoes is a one day creative jam where you are invited to write songs and make games around an environmental theme. The day will start with a welcome, some live music, and a short talk […]

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COP26: Towards Net Zero – speakers and discussion

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 Wednesday 10 November 2021, 8 p.m. Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ Supported by the Peace & Justice Project Speakers include: Jeremy Corbyn MP, Sarah Wooley (BFAWU), Roz Foyer (STUC), Mick Lynch (RMT), Denise Christie (Fire Brigades’ Union), Mick Whelan (ASLEF), Manuel Cortes (TSSA) With music from Calum Baird & Kevin P. Gilday How do we respond to the climate crisis?  What urgent action do we […]

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COP26: The Climate Justice Cabaret

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Monday, 8th November, 2021 at 8 p.m. Webster’s Theatre, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ Tickets £18 – Buy tickets online or telephone: 041 357 4000 An evening of music, comedy and spoken word in support of climate justice.  At the heart of Glasgow’s COP26 conference as the world’s leaders deliberate, this event offers a […]

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Glasgow: Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

Saturday 6 November, 2021 Assemble Kelvingrove Park 12 Noon Rally Glasgow Green 3 p.m. World leaders are meeting in Glasgow in November at the global climate talks, COP26. There will be decentralised mass mobilisations across the world, bringing together movements to build power for system change – from indigenous struggles to trade unions, from racial […]

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Havana Glasgow Film Festival – Sustainable Cuba

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Friday 19th November, 2021 Havana Glasgow Film Festival at CCA Lista Quinta / Fifth List Giselle Garcia Castro | Cuba 2019 | Doc 18+ Fri 19 November 3pm CCA + Online Cuban fishermen attempt to balance their life source with environmental changes. Tickets and information Friday 19 November – Sustainable Cuba Cuba Platform | 37m […]

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COP26 Just Transitions – Havana Glasgow Film Festival

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Wednesday 3 November, 2021 6p.m. – 8 p.m. University of Glasgow, Senate Rooms, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ Free Event – Register at Eventbrite Scotland and Cuba are both small nations that have staked their futures on achieving breakthroughs in renewable energy. At this event, researchers with expertise in each country will examine the motivations, […]

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Artivismo Pintando Murales Derribamos Muros – Digital Exhibition Launch

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Wednesday 3 November, 2021 at 3 p.m. The Landing Hub, The Sustainable Glasgow Landing220,  Broomielaw, Glasgow G1 4RU The brilliant activist and curator Pedro Perez is premiering his project ‘Artivismo Pintando Murales Derribamos Muros’ a ”mural scale” digital exhibition of documented murals from around the world with a climate justice narrative. Pedro will introduce the […]

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Havana Glasgow Film Festival, COP26: Sustainability Stories and Discussion CCA

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19 November, 2021 – 5.05 – 6.25 p.m. Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD A curated selection of short films featuring agricultural visionaries and small business owners who are implementing environmentally and socially sustainable practices. Line Up Promoting Cycling, Empowering Women Turning old paper into new opportunities Designing a Different Kind […]

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The Pollution Pods – COP26 at Gartnavel

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The Pollution Pods, by artist Michael Pinsky Gartnavel Hospital, Glasgow G12 0XW until 12 November, 2021 (Whittinghame Drive, Crow Road Entrance)  The impact of air pollution on health NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Gartnavel Hospitals are highlighting the impact of air pollution on health during COP26, by hosting an awareness raising art installation. The Pollution […]

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Boots and Beards, COP26 Walk

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Sunday, 7 November, 2021 – 9.30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Boots & Beards – Windfarm Walk to Whitelee  Meeting Place Meet at 4 Forth Street, Pollokshields, G41 2SS  –  Bus leaves 9.30 p.m. prompt. Organised by Boots & Beards, a Scots Asian-run hillwalking group that helps people from ethnic minority backgrounds explore the outdoors, this […]

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Lego Build The Change – University of Strathclyde

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Tuesday 9 November, 2021 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Concourse, Level 1, Strathclyde Union, 51 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XU LEGO® Build the Change is a powerful way for children to express their hopes and dreams for the future with LEGO® bricks. Register at EventBrite for Free. An active and lively workshop bringing […]

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Addressing Sustainable Goals in the Fashion Industry

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Thursday 4 November 2021 – 4pm – 5.15pm Addressing Sustainable Goals in the Fashion Industry through Education and Employability Free Online event – Register at EventBrite As fashion embraces a sustainable future, what role can education and employment play in the industry’s revolution? On November 4 an expert panel will debate how best to put […]

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GCU tackles Climate Change – COP26

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Glasgow Caledonian University, Resilience Hub The Race to Resilience is a global campaign (the sibling to Race to Zero) to rally leadership from businesses, cities, regions and investors for a healthy, resilient, zero-carbon recovery. GCU will host a Resilience Hub which will be aligned to COP26 Zone events, with various themed days throughout the fortnight. […]

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COP26 Glasgow Trade Union and Workers Bloc

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 November 6, 2021 – 11.30 a.m. until 4.30 p.m. Event by UNISON Scotland, COP26 Coalition and 2 others Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow West End. Join the trade union and workers bloc at the COP26 Coalition march and rally in Glasgow. Demand climate action now! For a Worker Led Just Transition. CLIMATE, JOBS, JUSTICE Event on Facebook

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Wullie Davidson’s Blog: COP26

COP26 – The 26th Conference of the Parties The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) gets under way in Glasgow’s Scottish Exhibition Centre on Sunday, October 31, ending on November 12. The conference will be attended by 30,000 delegates from 196 countries. Glasgow has around 15,000 hotel rooms, so many delegates will be required to […]

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RCC at COP26: Environmental Humanities Exhibition

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Monday 01 November 2021 – Friday 12 November 2021 College of Arts University of Glasgow | The Dear Green Bothy The New Glasgow Society. 1307 Argyle Street, G3 8TL Glasgow (Nr. Kelvinhall Underground) Ever wondered why it is so hard to make the clear science on climate change into social change? Only a fraction of […]

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Climate Emergency Newsroom, University of Glasgow

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Monday 01 November 2021 – Friday 12 November 2021 09:00 – 16:00 COP 26 Online Ideas and Feedback Form 80 sixth year pupils from South Lanarkshire’s secondary schools Website Young people will become journalists, covering the events of COP26; interviewing climate leaders, advocates and scientists; exploring the local actions people can take to tackle climate […]

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