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Hard-hitting documentaries to be screened at University

Two powerful documentaries about the devastating impact of climate change will receive an exclusive screening at Glasgow Caledonian University during COP26.

'Eat less meat, save the planet', says GCU nutrition expert

Nutrition expert Emma Kinrade took centre stage at the high-profile Girls@COP26 conference to discuss how moving to a more plant-based diet can improve physical health and help save the planet.

"Protection from climate change the unjust birthright of the rich"

Protection from climate change is the unjust birthright of the rich and privileged, Dr Mary Robinson told GCU's first COP26 Green Zone event.

GCU health scientist at forefront of COP26 ‘Canals Do Net Zero’ event

A global health expert from Glasgow Caledonian University will play a key role in a major COP26 'Canals Do Net Zero' event.

Tabitha flies the flag for GCU at UN Climate Change Conference of Youth

Students’ Association Vice President for the School of Health and Life Sciences Tabitha Nyariki proudly represented Glasgow Caledonian University at the UN Climate Change Conference of Youth (COY16).

Join the Race to Resilience

A number of Resilience Hub events will be held on GCU's Glasgow campus.

Glasgow schoolgirls begin their fight for climate action as Girls@COP26 kicks off at GCU

Schoolgirls begin their fight for gender equality to tackle global climate change with a two-week Girls@COP26 – The Solutions are Feminist conference at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Student engineers bring flat-pack wind turbine to COP26

A flat-pack wind turbine designed by a Scots school pupil and created by engineers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will be displayed at COP26.

Caledonian Club delivers COP26 lessons to hundreds of school pupils

Hundreds of primary school pupils have had lessons in climate change delivered by Glasgow Caledonian University during the build-up to COP26.

GCU to host Global Health and Climate Conference during COP26

​Health professionals and leaders from around the world will be attending the global health and climate conference at GCU, on November 6, during the COP26 UN climate change conference.

Students are game for saving the planet

A series of videogames will be created this weekend during a 48-hour development marathon in a bid to educate players about climate issues and possible solutions.

GCU’s global health expert to brief COP26 delegates on co-benefits of climate action

The climate crisis is an opportunity to improve our health, welfare and economy, according to top global health scientist Professor Sebastien Chastin.