Nicola Sturgeon says Glasgow climate march will be policed ‘appropriately’

Nicola Sturgeon has said she has confidence that today’s mass climate march will be policed “appropriately” after campaigners at Cop26 raised concerns about “heavy-handed” policing of protests over the first week of the summit. Between 50,000 and 100,000 people are expected to join the Global Day for Climate Justice, with more than 200 similar events taking placeContinue reading “Nicola Sturgeon says Glasgow climate march will be policed ‘appropriately’”

COP26 campaigners take over Glasgow’s Hamish Allan Centre

CAMPAIGNERS have occupied a former homelessness unit on the Southside of Glasgow to house climate justice campaigners in the city for COP26. The Hamish Allan Centre and asylum seekers night shelter in Tradeston has been turned into “Baile Hoose” with space for sleeping and accessing donated food. Organisers said the shelter offers an alternative to encampmentsContinue reading “COP26 campaigners take over Glasgow’s Hamish Allan Centre”

Climate depression is real. And it is spreading fast among our youth

If you are anything like me, you think of the climate emergency a lot. Possibly every waking hour. Perhaps you experience the psychological tension caused by feeling trapped between the truth of climate and ecological destruction on the one hand and inaction from world leaders on the other. I feel this tension myself, and asContinue reading “Climate depression is real. And it is spreading fast among our youth”