We have just submitted our response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on their proposed new Climate Change Bill.
You can read our response here: SCCAN CC Bill Consultation Response
Our September newsletter is out! Find out about or Autumn gathering on September 23rd and how you can get more involved, other funding updates and events, and give your views on regional networks. Please read, enjoy, share. Remember you can contribute to our newsletter by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN) invite you to our Autumn Gathering on Saturday 23 September at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation*, High School Yards, 12 Infirmary St, Edinburgh EH1 1LT. Register at https://sccan23sept.eventbrite.co.uk
The morning session is open to all exploring how to support community-led organisations promoting grassroots action to strengthen local democracy, build community capacity and tackle pressing local and global environmental challenges. We will look at Dynamic Governance and sociocracy as tools for how to make governance and decision-making more fun, effective, and energising for everyone involved, and then try parts of it out in practice at our AGM.
After lunch we will continue working with these tools and explore how we can use them in the future. This is an opportunity for everyone who would like to be more involved in Scottish community climate action and/or SCCAN to explore how we can work together in the coming year. This may be anything from providing intermittent inspiration and feedback or crosspromoting events to applying for funding or attending monthly strategy meetings.
Calling all community organisations, members, and individuals who have an interest in how Scotland will deal with climate change! Here is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. We are organising six community consultations to gather your views and ideas around the new Climate Change Bill. They are being co-hosted by some of our different member organisations across Scotland and we are working hard to put together a good workshop programme to make the consultations accessible, enjoyable, and inspiring.
During these 3 hour workshops we will
A free lunch and/or refreshments will be provided at all sessions.
Dates, times and locations:
Friday 18th August, 11am-2.30pm, Craignure, Mull, Register here
Wednesday 6th September, 12.30-4pm, Glasgow, Register here
Thursday 7th September, 12.30-4pm, Edinburgh, Register here
Tuesday 12th September, 12.30-4pm, Aberdeen, Register here
Wednesday 13th September, 12.30-4pm, Rutherglen, Register here
Thursday 14th September, 6-9pm, Melrose, Register here