In the run up to the 2021 COP26 climate summit, which was originally scheduled for November 2020, we have been collating diverse accounts from people around the world on themes that cover climate adaptation, alternative economic models, and case studies from a range of different communities.
The impacts of COVID-19 on all sectors have been immense, but perhaps one of those hardest hit is the independent publishing industry. Already heavily reliant on events to garner income, as well as book sales, with no dedicated financial support from the government, many small publishers across the UK are on the brink of closure.
Art and science can unite to bring better understanding to important issues. In a series of interactive videos, the United Nations has outlined some of the impacts of climate change on the world. “Heartbeat of the Earth” – an Artistic Take on Scientific Climate Data – is a series of experimental artworks inspired by climate data.
One of Scotland’s primary non-for-profit organizations, which aims to foster cross-cultural exchanges between Latin America and Scotland, has announced the programme of their online TraDigital Festival to take place between 23rd to 27th July.
A new report looking at publishing in the UK reveals to what extent people from disadvantaged backgrounds are under-represented