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How can the music industry help climate change? 

Considering the music industry’s renowned negative impact on the environment from touring-artists to energy-consuming festivals, this feels like a somewhat oxymoronic question, yet a group of DJs passionate about offsetting…

Thoreau: A Lesson in the Effects of Climate Change

In 1845, scientist Henry David Thoreau embarked on what would be his twenty-six-month-long sojourn in a cabin near Walden Pond. Contrary to popular belief, his intention was not to isolate…

COP26 People’s Summit: The movement beyond the negotiations

As week two of COP26 negotiations got off to a start, a different set of discussions were had, regarding the failings of the conference and how real climate action can…

Seachdain na Gàidhlig festival held in Edinburgh

This year’s Seachdain na Gàidhlig festival, to be held in Edinburgh, will have a specific focus on the climate, exploring the impact of climate change on island communities. The festival,…

25,000 climate change activists march in Glasgow

On Friday 5 November, an estimated 25,000 climate change protestors marched through Glasgow, expressing their discontent with perceived inaction on climate change by world leaders present at the COP26 climate…

Extinction Rebellion march through Edinburgh as COP26 begins

On Sunday 31 November, the day that COP26 began in Glasgow, hundreds of people were out, not trick-or-treating, but protesting. These demonstrators were part of Extinction Rebellion (XR), a global…