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Glasgow drastically reduces emissions while preparing to host COP 26
Projects including the opening of the Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre have helped Glasgow reduce its carbon emissions by 41% since 2006 - surpassing the 30% target set for 2020.
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Glasgow to use funding to support active travel network
Glasgow City Council will receive £4.8 million in grant funding to be used to improve the city's sustainable transport network including expanding cycling infrastructure and cycle routes.
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Glasgow pushes forward on tackling climate change with 100 days to COP26
With 100 days until eyes of the world looks to Glasgow as the place where action to save the planet will be agreed, the city is progressing with its plans to welcome world leaders, reach net zero carbon and secure its legacy after hosting the event.
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Glasgow becomes first city in UK to sign Circular Cities Declaration
Glasgow has officially signed the Circular Cities Declaration which recognises Glasgow as one of the leading European cities working in the circular economy.
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Glasgow named as Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies 2021 Global Mayors Challenge
Glasgow is one of 50 Champion Cities selected as finalists in the 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, a global innovation competition that identifies and accelerates the most ambitious ideas developed by cities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These 50 urban innovations rose to the top of a competitive pool of…
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Plans to plant 10 trees for every person in Glasgow City Region
Glasgow City Council have pledged to plant 18m trees – equivalent to 10 trees for every resident – as the city prepares to host a global climate summit later this year.
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Glasgow schools paired with tech mentors in new digital initiative
Developing the Young Workforce has partnered with tech sector body ScotlandIS to form the ‘digital critical friends’ programme, which sees each school in Glasgow City Council matched with an industry specialist.
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Glasgow is on track to become one of the world’s best-connected cities as CityFibre launches its city wide rollout
Glasgow’s bold ambition to be one of the world’s best-connected cities has moved a step closer with work now underway to bring Full Fibre to homes and businesses across the city. This makes the project one of Europe’s largest city-wide Full Fibre rollouts.
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