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Climate Challenge Fund Transport Gathering - 2019

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WHALE Learning Centre

30 Westburn Grove

Edinburgh

EH14 2SA

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The 2019 Travel Gathering will bring together community-led organisations from all over Scotland who are working to reduce carbon emissions in their area by helping people to reduce their reliance on the car and travel by foot, bike or public transport instead. It will also bring together those groups that are encouraging people to switch from petrol/diesel to an electric vehicle.

Keep Scotland Beautiful invites community-led organisations who are actively involved, or interested in, taking action on climate change in their communities to what should be an interesting and inspiring day. The event has been organised as part of our management of the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund.

The Scottish Government recently lodged an amendment to the Climate Change Bill to set a legally binding target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. We will spend the day exploring what net zero carbon emissions means in relation to transport and the role Scotland's communities can play in helping us get there.

Morning session: What will a net zero carbon emissions look like in Scotland?

After hearing about what net zero will mean for Scottish households, we will hear from two community-led organisations that have been working to reduce carbon emissions relating to transport.

We will also hear from third party organisations on the support they can provide to community-led organisations.

Networking lunch

Over an extended lunch break we’ll be going on a led cyle ride along the canal in Wester Hailes. We will also have a walking option.

Afternoon session 1: How do we get to net zero?

We’ll be discussing what steps we need to take to get to net-zero and what role Scottish communities can play in achieving this target.

Afternoon session 2: Shifting normal

Shifting Normal is a Scottish Government tool that was launched at the Climate Challenge Fund Gathering in 2015. The tool can be used by communities to design projects that change things for the better. We’ll be using the ‘Four Questions; Four Zones’ Framework from Shifting Normal to identify common opportunities and barriers for sustainable transport, linking in to priorities set out in the net-zero report.

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