Presentations and reflections from our recent gathering

photo 1The Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN) held its Annual Gathering 9.30-4.30 on Saturday 4 February 2017 in David Hume Tower, George Sq, Edinburgh EH8 9JX.

About 60 people from all over Scotland, community workers, project volunteers, and government officials, all joined for what turned out to be a very positive and inspirational day of sharing experiences and ideas for the future.

Paul Allen, Director of the Zero Carbon Britain project at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Wales, gave a keynote address on their Zero Carbon – Making It Happen research.

Andy Wightman, Green MSP, joined as a Keynote Listener, and provided an inspiring conclusion to the day, sharing ideas on the Community role in delivering low carbon aspirations.

Presentations and reflections from the day are available here

January Newsletter

gatheringlogofinal2Our January newsletter is out with booking details for our annual gathering on Feb 4th, updates from policy events, and funding opportunities! You can read it here. Get in touch if you have something you would like to feature in next month’s newsletter on info@scottishcommunitiescan.org.uk.

Tickets now available for our Annual Gathering, Feb 4, Edinburgh

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The Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN) invite you to our Annual Gathering 9.30-4.30 on Saturday 4 February 2017, David Hume Tower*, George Sq, Edinburgh EH8 9JX.
Book at https://sccan4feb.eventbrite.co.uk

A day packed with inspirational talks and workshops with lots of space for you to share as well!

Paul Allen, Director of the Zero Carbon Britain project at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Wales, will give a keynote address on their Zero Carbon – Making It Happen research.

Highlights of the day include:

  • Building regional momentum:  Learning from Fife CCAN network – and applying it to your region
  • Community Energy / Community Enterprise – How we got stuff done – feedback from existing projects
  • Update and consultation – what’s going on with Energy & Climate Change Policy in 2017?
  • Adaptation projects – what are they and support for getting them started.

There will also be an Open Space where you bring the topics most urgent and interesting to you and your group for wider discussion.  See below for draft programme.

Social evening 6-9pm Friday 3 February, David Hume Tower.
For those of you nearby – or coming the day before to stay over – we invite you for an informal Social with food and drink on the Friday evening. This is a chance to get to know each other more. Paul Allen will join us for this – to share his experience of moving ideas into action.   Register at https://sccan3feb.eventbrite.co.uk

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December newsletter

bild1Our December newsletter is out with details of our annual gathering on Feb 4th, updates from policy events, and funding opportunities! You can read it here. Get in touch if you have something you would like to feature in next month’s newsletter on info@scottishcommunitiescan.org.uk.