Once again Covid-19 is running along racial lines. Despite the inequalities exposed earlier this year, there has been little effort to stop Covid-19 hitting minority ethnic communities hardest as we enter the second wave.
This case study looks at the ups and downs of the transition in progress in Alberta - famous as Canada’s energy province: endowed with a combination of natural gas, conventional oil, coal, minerals and the famous oil sands.
Learning from the examples of Gothenburg and Pittsburgh suggests that local leadership must carefully and strategically manage existing assets and networks in order to absorb shocks of the kind the two cities faced.
The coming months are a critical period for national policy making, but they could also be a major opportunity to find solutions that match up to the reality of people’s lives across the UK.
“Have the germs come back?” my daughter asked me the other evening as I tucked her in. Aged 4 and 14 months, my daughters have been remarkably resilient to the impacts of Covid-19. The voices of...
Covid-19 has brought financial hardship to millions, with signs of growing problem debt. But like the health impacts of the virus, the economic impact has been unequal across different communities - with ethnic minorities worst affected.
Lusatia is no stranger to industrial change. In the late 1950s, German coal mining was in a crisis. It had become cheaper to import coal rather than buy it domestically and nuclear power plants were becoming more common.
Addressing the climate crisis, like the coronavirus, has forced us to rethink the ways in which we live and how our neighbourhoods are designed. It has highlighted baked-in inequalities as well as...
100,000 new opportunities needed in Scotland to head off threat of highest youth unemployment levels since records began As Scotland’s schools begin to return following the Covid-19 lockdown...
Covid-19 has been the biggest disruption in education since the Second World War. Without action to address a widening ‘vulnerability gap’ we will fail to improve attainment for those furthest behind.