Community Action on Climate Emergency

You are invited to participate in a hands-on strategic session making the case for greater engagement of community-led bodies in co-creating activity to tackle the Climate Emergency.

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

You are invited to participate in a 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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Fees are on a sliding scale:
– Members of host networks: CES, SCCAN, SCA and DTAS – £20
– Non-member organisations / individuals £30
– Concessions £10

Draft Programme

9:30am Registration and Refreshments
10am The Climate Emergency: a youth striker sets the scene Climate Policy in 2019:
– An overview / how this relates to communities by Tom Ballantine,
Chair of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland
– What e
volving policy means for communities by Nicholas Gubbins,
CEO of Community Energy Scotland
Break
Responding to the Climate Emergency:
What needs done? What can communities contribute?
with 
Andy Wightman MSP for Lothians (tbc)
Group discussions
Community Action – a call for support
– Open discussion on actions that community groups can take.
12:30pm Lunch with discussion tables and stalls
1:30pm

What needs to change?
Intros from workshop presenters then Workshops:
• Mobilising Community Action (DTAS)
• Influencing Local Decisions (SCCAN)
• Scaling up Community Energy (CES)
• Building Local Energy Economies (CES)
• Culture for Sustainability (SCCAN)

Enabling action: Scottish Government support for communities
– Roseanna Cunningham, MSP (tbc) 
responds to workshop ideas

4:20pm What now and next steps