Scotland

Community and Renewable Energy Scheme Conference

This year, the annual Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) Conference is focusing on how community energy can be a key player in the renewable energy industry moving forward.
 
Through innovative financing, cutting-edge technologies and new partnerships, we will be exploring the potential of community energy, and how as an industry we can collaborate to achieve.
 

Divestment Day mass action

This weekend is UK Divestment Day, and to mark it people in Edinburgh are coming together for a mass photo to show our support for a fossil free future.

After the Paris climate deal, getting the solutions we need means building on our momentum and bringing the pressure home. It means building our power, demanding just climate solutions and breaking our ties with the fossil industry once and for all.

Campaigners call on politicians to deliver climate action

Campaigners are getting on their bikes to call on politicians to deliver climate action in advance of this year's Holyrood elections. 
 
A team of cyclists from Stop Climate Chaos Scotland will ride around Edinburgh today (Thurs 4 Feb), delivering the campaign's Scottish Parliament manifesto to the five parties currently represented in the Scottish Parliament.
 

Climate Change Scenario Planning workshop

Can Scenario Planning help people come together to plan for the future? 
Scottish Communities CAN and the James Hutton Institute invite you to an informative and exploratory one-day training and discussion session, where you will learn transferable skills on Scenario Planning that may assist your community in preparing for climate change and other future challenges. 
 

Lights Off! Climate Confessions

The Himalayan Centre for Arts & Culture is happy to invite you to an experimental evening to explore what challenges we face when trying to reduce our environmental impact.
 
Guarded by the absence of light, we will share climate-related confessions, connect with others through our low-carbon speed dating game and stimulate our senses sharing food we can’t see! 
 

Committee on Climate Change meets in Scotland

The Committee on Climate Change will hold its second open meeting in Scotland on Friday 22 January 2016. The event seeks to gather evidence to inform our statutory advice on Scottish annual emissions targets, due to be published in March 2016.
 
The event is open to the public. Registration is recommended as places are limited. 
 
Meeting agenda
08:30-09:00   View from Scottish Government on progress and challenges
09:00-10:00   Sector evidence session 1: Heat and energy efficiency

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