Scotland's Climate Week 2019
Scotland’s annual Climate Week is back and aiming to be bigger and better than ever before! This update from Scottish Government encourages wider participation and encourages everyone to mark the week! Monday 7th – Sunday 13th October.
Climate Adaptation Training for Elected Members
SSN spent the morning at a training session aimed at Scottish elected members and councillors. Held at Glasgow’s City Chambers the packed agenda featured experts from the EU and closer to home.
Scotland's Just Transition
The Just Transition Commission is a diverse mix of academics, third sector, unions, power sector, environmental groups and housing groups. The Commission is chaired by Professor Jim Skea and other members include Professor Karen Turner of Strathclyde University and Charlotte Hartley from the 2050 Climate Group.
Local climate change projects funding announced
Funding of up to £75,000 to support local climate action in the UK has been announced by the Place-Based Climate Action Network (PCAN). Proposals are invited for the first round of the PCAN Fund, backed by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), which will support up to six projects worth £5,000 – £35,000 each, out of a total of £75,000.