COP26 Glasgow.

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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

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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.

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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Thursday, November 11, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, COP26 Glasgow

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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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | Filed under: COP26 Glasgow, Local Projects, Walks

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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Tuesday, November 2, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, COP26 Glasgow, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

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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Monday, November 1, 2021 | Filed under: COP26 Glasgow, Free Events, Zoom and online events

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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Feeding the City – screening and panel discussion

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2nd November, 2021 – 12 Noon. Zev Robinson The Landing Hub, Right next door to: The Sustainable Glasgow, Landing 220 Broomielaw (entrance from Carrick Street) Glasgow, G1 4RU Duration: 1 hr 15 min A screening of Zev Robinson’s new documentary Feeding the City, created in collaboration with the University of Glasgow Food Sovereignty Network, about Glasgow’s […]

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Climate Change Showcase with Ignite Theatre

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Saturday 30 October, 2021, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Woodlands Community Events Terrace, 66 Ashley Street, GlasgowG3 6HW Part of FROM THE LOCAL TO THE GLOBAL, Woodlands Community  2 week CLIMATE EMERGENCY EVENTS PROGRAMME for COP26 A family fun day of climate themed activities and performances hosted by Ignite Theatre. Come along and see talented young […]

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Opening Party – The Landing Hub Refuweegee Fundraiser

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Friday 29 October, 2021 at 6 p.m. Event by The Landing Hub and Bex Anson 220 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G1 4QP, Register for Event – Free but donations welcome The Landing Hub opens its doors for the first time to welcome artists and musicians: Strange Loop, the Seed SistAs, the Pilgrims of Nature, and Roo and Pablo for an […]

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COP26 – The Sacred Forest at GFT

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Monday 25 October, 2021 8.45pm Tickets: £6.50 Buy tickets Sacred Forest takes an eco-philosophical approach to introduce the deeply unique nature of Taiwan’s cloud-enveloped cypress forest ecosystems and to explore the nation’s oldest forests, tallest tree species, and priceless, multi-millennial stands of giant ‘sacred trees’. The film follows six separate groups, each with different interests […]

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, COP26 Glasgow

COP26: The Plan That Came From The Bottom Up

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Screening + Panel Discussion Sunday 24 October, 2021 2pm Tickets: £6.50  – Buy tickets Part film essay, part documentary, The Plan tells the story of how a group of British engineers came to be nominated for the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize when they decided to make wind turbines instead of components for military jets. This […]

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Networking Climate Cafe – SCCAN

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2.00pm – 3.30pm Thurs 9 September, 2021 Online Event Join Scottish Communities Climate Change Action Network (SCCAN) members for a virtual café. Come and share your community experience, ideas, challenges questions and cake! About this event Networking Climate Café: a conversation-based meetup. An opportunity to share your concerns about the Climate Emergency and how to […]

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Local Food at COP26 – Open Meeting

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23 August, 2021 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm On Zoom Are you part of local food group?    Could you help make food for volunteers and civil society members at #COP26 this November?    Attend this meeting hosted by COP26 Coalition and Stop Climate Chaos Scotland on 23 August to find out more! Zoom link Organiser:Stop Climate […]

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The Insect Embassy, Victoria Park

Sunday 22 August, 2021, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Outdoor Event For Families – Theme: Nature and Biodiversity The Fossil Grove, Victoria Park, Victoria Park Drive South, Whiteinch, Glasgow  G14 9NW The Insect Ambassador to COP26 is proud to announce the inaugural opening of the Insect Embassy at Victoria Park in Glasgow on Sunday 22 […]

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