Climate Week 2020
Climate Week kicks off 14-20 September this year but things might look a little different! This year, the Scottish Government has partnered with Home Energy Scotland and Zero Waste Scotland among others to deliver a programme of events which are designed to benefit both businesses and the consumer.
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.
Update from SSN Vice-Chair
On 23 June, the SSN Steering Group met to consider the Green Recovery and what it means for SSN members. The group was joined by representatives from the Scottish Government, CERG, CEAG and ECCI who helped frame the morning’s discussions. John Wincott, SSN Vice-Chair shares an update.
The Highland Council working in partnership to develop a Climate Funding Action Plan
The Highland Council declared a climate & ecological emergency in May 2019. Following a successful tender bid in February, SSN, in partnership with Practically Green and Wood, is supporting development of a climate funding action plan detailing how The Highland Council Programme and other key workstreams, plans and policies can improve alignment with Scottish Government national climate policy, demonstrate leadership and market Highland as a truly low carbon region.