Want to learn more about climate and debt? Jubilee Scotland’s free webinar will explore the links between climate change and debt, including how these dual crises are affecting people in Scotland’s international development partner countries.
Ahead of the UN climate conference (COP26) taking place in Glasgow later this year, Jubilee Scotland stands by Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) and allies; Afrodad, APMDD, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Global Justice Now, and Latindadd, in outlining the steps global decision-makers must take on debt if we are to address the climate crisis.
Zambia’s debt payments to private banks will render Scotland’s aid funding to the country “virtually insignificant”, campaigners warn, as they prepare to protest outside debt-holding banks in Edinburgh… read more here.
Ahead of COP 26, we are calling on the Scottish Government to speak up on the issue of climate debt, and to push other governments and private lenders to agree a green recovery plan. Read our briefing for MSPs here.
Scotland will host a series of high-profile talks with representatives of the Global South in the run-up to the UN climate conference COP26 in Glasgow. The Glasgow Climate Dialogues will give policymakers and civil society members in Scotland the chance to hear directly from people living in some of the countries that are severely impacted […]
After implementing an application process for COP26 delegates to apply for Covid-19 vaccinations, one could have been misled into believing that the UK government would do anything to achieve the “most inclusive [COP] ever” – a bold statement amidst a pandemic to begin with, and an even bolder one now as we find ourselves in September and past the threshold of potential ‘full’ vaccinations for delegates.
This year, we learned a lot about the social costs of the pandemic, such as health disparities between social groups, the vastly different experiences of COVID and the impact of lockdown by class, gender, and ethnicity, and what society might look like after the pandemic. Issues that have long been the focus of sociologists and […]
What does debt justice mean? Which countries owe money to the UK? Hasn’t debt cancellation already happened? Find out more about the problems of global debt here.
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