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Conference: Pathways to 2030 - Public Sector Climate Action

Pathways to 2030: Public Sector Climate Action, the 2016 Sustainable Scotland Network (SSN) Conference, will take place on 1 November in Glasgow. The SSN Conference is the meeting place for public sector professionals working to improve Scotland’s response to climate change and to promote sustainable development. Key speakers include:

Film screening: This Changes Everything

Edinburgh eco-congregation network are hosting a screening of This Changes Everything. 

Based on the book of the same name by Naomi Klein, the film looks at the impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities while offering hope for the future.

The screening will be followed by a discussion led by Bishop David Chillingworth.

Contact Sarah Tolley to book a place, email greeningourstreet@gmail.com

Free entry, donations welcome

 

 

Party leaders support drive for positive climate action

The leaders of Scotland’s political parties including First Minister Nicola Sturgeon came together today to back positive action on climate change.  They took part in a media photo-call, holding a large model of the planet earth to illustrate their commitment to do everything they can to create a healthy planet for future generations.

The photo-call included First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson (Scottish Conservative), Kezia Dugdale (Scottish Labour), Patrick Harvie (Scottish Greens) and Willie Rennie (Scottish Liberal Democrats).

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