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OUR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL THEMED TV SHOWS AND FILMS

If you're trying to decide what TV show or film to watch next whilst we have to stay inside, have a look at this diverse list of suggestions...

WILL 2021 BE THE YEAR OF TWO COPS?

Last week the UN announced that the COP26 global climate talks, scheduled for November in Glasgow, would move to 2021 because of the...

 
 
 
Coronavirus & COP26 Delay: Let's Pause, Reflect then Change the System

CORONAVIRUS & COP26 DELAY: LET'S PAUSE, REFLECT THEN CHANGE THE SYSTEM

Last week the United Nations announced that the annual Climate Talks, known as COP26, scheduled to be held in Glasgow in November this...

AIR POLLUTION REDUCTIONS FROM CORONAVIRUS HAVE COME AT A HUGE SOCIAL COST

As the UK and many other countries around the world goes into shutdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus, this inevitably means...

 
 
 
Young FoES Online Skillshare

YOUNG FOES ONLINE SKILLSHARE

Young Friends of the Earth Scotland is bringing you an online skillshare for young activists! This series of events is open to anyone,...

WE NEED A JUSTRECOVERY FROM CORONAVIRUS

Choices we make today will shape our society, economy, health, and climate for decades to come. Friends of the Earth Scotland joined...

 
 
 
Positive actions you can take during the Coronavirus shutdown

POSITIVE ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWN

Over the coming weeks and months, there's is going to be a lot of very upsetting news. So we asked the team to share some practical...

Whose Science Centre is it anyway ?

WHOSE SCIENCE CENTRE IS IT ANYWAY ?

The Glasgow Science Centre has great facilities. Quite apart from all the exhibitions and hands-on displays it has three conference...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT

Due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak in the UK and around the world, we have decided to close our office, with all staff now working...

Carbon pipe dreams

CARBON PIPE DREAMS

Last year's Climate Act increased Scotland's climate targets, so we have to be net-zero emissions by 2045 and also deliver a 75% reduction...

 
 
 
Is there a Climate Emergency in Glasgow or not ?

IS THERE A CLIMATE EMERGENCY IN GLASGOW OR NOT ?

Glasgow City Council has declared a climate emergency and will host this year's UN climate talks but the massive pension fund it controls...

Our top 5 environmental podcasts

OUR TOP 5 ENVIRONMENTAL PODCASTS

With 7.1 million people listening every week, podcasts have proven to be a huge hit in the UK, and around the world. Whether you're...

 
 
 
Glasgow takes action on £700 million fossil fuel cash stash

GLASGOW TAKES ACTION ON £700 MILLION FOSSIL FUEL CASH STASH

Glasgow activists have been patiently and persistently demanding their City's pension fund get out of polluters since 2015. This week,...

Transport habits headed for major change

TRANSPORT HABITS HEADED FOR MAJOR CHANGE

The plan to allow free bus travel for under 19s means less congestion, less air pollution, less climate emissions and better access...

 
 
 
Womxn leading the resistance

WOMXN LEADING THE RESISTANCE

Ahead of International Women's Day we look at women who are standing up and leading the resistance. Let's take a look at a selection...

Why Climate Change is an LGBTQ+ Issue

WHY CLIMATE CHANGE IS AN LGBTQ+ ISSUE

February is LGBTQ+ History month. This is a time for thinking about our history, for coming together as a community, and for reflecting...

 
 
 
Methane and the fossil fuel industry

METHANE AND THE FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY

When we talk about climate change we spend a lot of time going on about carbon dioxide, which comes mainly from the direct burning...

The rise and rise of electric vehicles

THE RISE AND RISE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

As we all know the Prime Minister Boris Johnson used an event about the UN climate talks in Glasgow to announce that the date for ending...

 
 
 
COP26 drifting aimlessly

COP26 DRIFTING AIMLESSLY

The President of the UN climate talks has two essential jobs - chairing the talks when they come to Glasgow in November but also carrying...

OCEANS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

We are very lucky to live on an ocean planet. If there was more land and less water, climate change would already be much worse. The...

 
 
 



England and Leeds legend Norman Hunter tests positive for coronavirus and in...

England and Leeds legend Norman Hunter tests positive for coronavirus and in hospital for treatment aged 76

LEEDS legend Norman Hunter has tested positive for Covid-19. The Championship club confirmed the former England international, 76, has been admitted to hospital in a statement... Read more ...

MP Tracy Brabin's mobile number given out on-air in This Morning blunder

MP Tracy Brabin's mobile number given out on-air in This Morning blunder

This Morning guest Tracy Brabin was inundated with calls during her live video link after her phone number was accidentally shown on screen Read more ...

Piers Morgan ‘rooting' for Kate Garraway's husband Derek amid coronavirus...

Piers Morgan ‘rooting' for Kate Garraway's husband Derek amid coronavirus battle as she shares heartbreaking update

Piers has shared a message for Derek and Kate Piers Morgan is ‘rooting' for Kate Garraway 's husband Derek Draper after she shared a heartbreaking update on his coronavirus... Read more ...

Geordie Shore star Aaron Chalmers and girlfriend Talia Oatway welcome baby boy

Geordie Shore star Aaron Chalmers and girlfriend Talia Oatway welcome baby boy

Geordie Shore's Aaron Chalmers and his love Talia Oatway have welcomed their first child together Read more ...

Floyd Mayweather vows to become boxing coach after tragic death of uncle Roger

Floyd Mayweather vows to become boxing coach after tragic death of uncle Roger

Floyd Mayweather lost his uncle and trainer Roger last month. Read more ...

Man Utd boss Solskjaer preparing brutal summer sale with five stars set to leave

Man Utd boss Solskjaer preparing brutal summer sale with five stars set to leave

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants five players off the books. Read more ...

Man Utd news LIVE: Ed Woodward has five-player transfer plan to complete...

Man Utd news LIVE: Ed Woodward has five-player transfer plan to complete Jadon Sancho deal

Manchester United news and transfer gossip is coming in thick and fast and Express Sport is on hand to bring you all the very latest from Old Trafford. Read more ...

Boots opening times for Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 2020

Boots opening times for Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 2020

A Boots store in Shrewsbury displays a sign telling shoppers not to enter if they think they have corornavirus symptoms The long Easter bank holiday weekend is here, but with... Read more ...

Odion Ighalo reveals his plan if Manchester United offer him permanent...

Odion Ighalo reveals his plan if Manchester United offer him permanent transfer deal

Manchester United loan signing Odion Ighalo says ‘anything could happen' in the summer Odion Ighalo says he will sit down and discuss his options with his agent if Manchester... Read more ...

Philippe Coutinho 'would love' Premier League return, admits his agent

Philippe Coutinho 'would love' Premier League return, admits his agent

Philippe Coutinho's agent has revealed that the midfielder would relish returning to the Premier League at some stage. Read more ...