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Community Action on Climate Emergency 9.30am - 4.30pm Fri 29 Nov, Edinburgh

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Community Action on the Climate Emergency

9.30am - 4.30pm Friday 29 November

Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL.

Community Energy Scotland, Scottish Communities Climate Action Network, Development Trusts Association Scotland and Scottish Community Alliance join together for this conference.

We warmly invite you to participate in this hands-on strategic session making the case for greater engagement of community-led bodies in co-creating activity to tackle the Climate Emergency.

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We are very keen that money should not be a barrier to participation. Fees are on a sliding scale:
- Members of host networks: CES, SCCAN, SCA and DTAS - £20
- Non-member organisations / individuals £30
- Concessions £10

Please scroll down when selecting ticket type! Limited free places for those volunteering to help with registration, serving food, tidying up, etc. Please email saying what you can offer.

Programme
9.30am Registration and Refreshments
10.00am Welcome

The Climate Emergency - Esther Silverton, school student, Scottish Youth Climate Striker

10.30am Climate Policy - Tom Ballantine, Chair of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland
Community engagement policy - Nicholas Gubbins, CEO of Community Energy Scotland

11.20am Responding to the Climate Emergency Andy Wightman MSP for Lothians
Launching a community Call for Action Eva Schonveld, SCCAN
Open discussion on actions that community groups can take on Call for Action

12.30pm Lunch & Community Energy Scotland AGM

13.30pm Community Energy Futures - table discussions

14.05pm Workshops: What needs to change?

Intros from Workshop presenters then breakout:

Mobilising Community Action (DTAS)

Influencing Local Decisions (SCCAN)

Scaling up Community Energy (CES)

Building Local Energy Economies (CES)

Culture for Sustainability (SCCAN)

Farming and the Climate Emergency (Scottish Farm Land Trust)

Break
15.40pm Ideas for Change - report back from workshops

16.00pm Panel Discussion – Enabling Community Action Tiffany Kane, Commonweal – Green New Deal Tom Ballantine, Chair of SCCS Benny Talbot, Innovation Development Officer, CES

16.25pm What now?

Close at 16.30pm


Logos from host organisations - SCA, CES, SCCAN and DTAS

Picture adapted from Third Force News.

Many thanks to our Sponsors:




Highlands & Islands Enterprise will be sponsoring our conference, Community Action & the Climate Agenda, on the 29th November. Their sponsorship will be used to help cover travel & subsistence costs for community groups travelling from the Highlands & Islands to Edinburgh. Please get in touch with Rona MacKay for more information


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41 George IV Bridge

Edinburgh

EH1 1EL

United Kingdom

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