SCCAN

Scottish Communities Climate Action Network


April 2021

SCCAN April 2021 newsletter

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Recording of a talk by and discussion with Professor Pete Smith

On 6th of April, 38 participants from across Scotland gathered online to listen to the renowned climate scientist, Prof Pete Smith. We reflected upon our current understanding of climate change, what individuals can do to reduce emissions and what resources can help in communicating the urgency for change.  

How to get involved in COP26?

With COP coming to Glasgow, it is a really exciting time to get involved with climate campaigning and activities around COP26. If you are looking for ways to get involved, here are key ways you can help. The Climate Fringe has created an excellent resource on getting involved in COP26: https://climatefringe.org/getting-involved/

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March 2021   Meeting report

This was a first, tentative exploration of how our network can individually and collectively reach out to engage with those not often heard and so achieve greater diversity & inclusion. 22 people from all over Scotland participated, of the 32 who registered.

We reflected on the links between climate change and climate justice. Education has a key role to play so that people know the colonial history behind it and can make decisions based on this. If we could change this then there could be a paradigm shift in responses to climate change in Scotland.

The focus was on finding who we need to reach out to; and ways in which we can do this to increase widespread participation in society. 

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