Sustainable Scotland Network launches new strategy
On 16 September 2020, the Sustainable Scotland Network (SSN) launched their new strategy. The strategy aims to support public sector action on the climate emergency and support a sustainable green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Can Urban Greenspaces Act as Low Carbon Boilers?
A new research project launched this week by greenspace scotland will explore how we can transform our urban landscapes to support a low carbon future. Green Heat in Greenspaces (GHiGs) builds on greenspace scotland’s ground-breaking ParkPower project bringing together half of Scotland’s councils together with a wide range of public sector bodies to explore how urban greenspaces can support a Scottish low carbon heat transition.
PBCCD annual reports 2020
From this year, the Scottish Government will be managing Public Bodies Climate Change Duties (PBCCD) reporting submissions. This means there are a few changes on how you report.
Climate Emergency Collaboration Challenge
Despite significant investments made to-date in energy efficiency measures, renewables and low carbon technologies, more needs to be done to close the ‘performance gap’ between ambition and reality in public sector construction and the building management. The University of Edinburgh in collaboration with a number of industry partners successfully secured funding from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) to address this.