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Blog: The world needs to try three times harder to cut emissions

Dr Richard Dixon blogs from the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech

Yesterday (Friday 11 November) at the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech a broad coalition of development, union, faith and environment groups laid out their analysis of where the world is heading and the urgent action that is needed to meet the targets agreed at last year’s conference in Paris.

Campaigners welcome Scotland Environment Secretary's attendance at UN Climate Summit

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland welcomes the announcement made today in the Scottish Parliament that Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform will be attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech.

Climate campaigners welcome Paris Agreement coming into force

Photo: Scotland's party leaders show their support for action on climate change at a Stop Climate Chaos Scotland event. Maverick Photo Agency

 

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland welcomes the Paris agreement coming into force today (4 November 2016), setting the global legislative framework for countries to increase efforts in tackling climate change.

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

 

 

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