A piece of vacant land in Maryhill – Collina St – has been put up for sale by Glasgow city council “exclusively for private ownership”. Consultation was held with the community thirteen years ago, before Covid-19, austerity and the climate emergency, and the community want the right to be consulted on how the land is used.

Community still fighting for right to consultation on Maryhill vacant land

According to research from the Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling at the University of Leeds, global ice loss is speeding up. There has been a 65% increase in the rate of ice loss over the 23-year survey, with the ice loss over the study period estimated to have raised sea levels by 35 millimetres.

Global ice loss reaching worst-case scenarios