Painting with renewed purpose at 65, Peter Howson has overcome his demons to take his place as one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists.
Places as diverse as New York City and the Faroe Islands have developed brands to build positive feelings that translate into tourist dollars and, increasingly, support for the environment.
There are around 200 supervised injection facilities around the world but the UK government remains opposed to their introduction
Where does your city rank?
Women in the textile factories of 19th-century Glasgow faced terrible working conditions. In fighting for their rights, they prepared the ground for feminists today.
Remember hearing about COP26 in Glasgow last year? There’s a lot at stake in this year’s climate summit, so here’s your essential guide to prepare.
Gathered throughout the period of the British empire and gifted to the people of Glasgow, this famous collection is both spectacular and problematical.
Researchers found barriers to a productive conversation in Australia about the just transition – not least, an almost complete absence of the federal government in talking about or planning for it.
If the UK government is serious about levelling up the country, granting its second-tier cities more political and financial independence would be a good place to start.
Joining a protest doesn’t just help attract others to supporting important causes - it comes with personal and psychological benefits too.
For over a decade, the inclusion of oceans in climate talks has been piecemeal and inconsistent. And yet, the ocean is critical to help balance the conditions we need to survive.
The hope we need is realistic – not wishful thinking, denial or delay disguised as naïve optimism.
From weak 2030 targets to controversial rules around carbon trading, let’s take a look at the summit’s defining issues.
Some promising proposals have been put forward, but most suffer either from a lack of ambition or a lack of participation from key countries.
The world isn’t on track to avoid dangerous climate change, and this year’s climate conference, COP26, is crucial, a former senior UN official writes.
By the end of the summit, we’ll know how far nations are willing to go to address humanity’s biggest challenge. But while international politics matter, domestic politics are what counts.
Australia is now taking a 2050 target to Glasgow, but this does not mean we are fulfilling the undertakings we made in Paris.
A former UN adviser explains what happens at climate summits like COP26 and why people fear this one won’t meet its goals.
How governments can ensure phasing out oil and gas won’t do more damage.
James McCune Smith was the first African American to receive a medical doctorate from a university. He dedicated his life to fighting injustice.