Climate Resources

Climate Change Resources: Films, Books, Websites, Event Recordings

Highland Council, Climate Change Working Group, Conference Nov 2020

This was an amazing event with countless speakers covering a huge variety of topics - all too much to take in at the time. The recorded event is over 4 hours long. 

You can read about the speakers and watch the recording here - HC CCWG Conference 2020

It will be helpful, if you download the Agenda here too, which now contains details of the timings of each of the talks, so you can fast forward to the talks you want to hear -  HC CCWG Agenda.

Highland Council, Growing Our Future Draft Report - response deadline extended.


What can the Highland Council do to support us to all grow more food in the Highlands. This report has been developed from many community discussions and individual surveys. The response deadline has been put back to the Feb 2020. 
Plenty time to take part in The Highland Good Food Conversation and plenty of time to review the document and respond. Read the HC Growing Our Future Document here.

How to Start a Community Garden



Here's info on a great event that took place in Nov 2020 on starting a community garden. Loads of info on how do to it and what to avoid etc.




CRNS Conference Recording


We are delighted to be members of the fab CRNS group (Community Resources Network Scotland). They're on line annual conference was excellent with a fantastic key note talk and then talks on many topics including the upcoming re-manufacturing industry (in this case on wind turbines), and also spotlights on member's work.

You can watch the event recordings here - CRNS Conference Recording and you can read more about the conference here - CRNS Conference.

 
If you watch nothing else from this, please do watch the Keynote talk from Doug Allan - an amazing insight into the life of this brilliant Scottish Wildlife Photographer, and of course his thoughts on climate change and the problems we are facing. - Watch the CRNS Doug Allan talk here (about 13 mins in).

Highland Environmental Forum Conference 2020: Climate Change in the Highlands 


This conference took place on Sep 2020 over 2 days. 
Day 1 was entitled, Opportunities for Policy Change and 
Day 2 was about Working Together with Nature. 

The recordings from the HEF Conference recordings can be watched here - Sep 2020 Highland Environmental Forum Conference

Planet Sutherland - Take One Step


How can we all move forward together to help the planet and reduce the area's carbon footprint? This short video explains our "Take One Step" and Common Ground approach to building climate action in Sutherland and the Highlands.




Planet Sutherland - Take One Step (Video)

Please do feel free to share it widely.


Climate Change Film and Book Reviews

From books and films to other groups and great web sites. So much information available on climate change.

Climate Films and Documentaries

Book reviews on climate change

Sutherland Environmental Groups and Businesses

Click here to see the Environment and Climate groups and businesses in Sutherland, Highlands, Scotland (and nearby friends). You can fill in the form there to join us too. Sutherland Eco Groups and Businesses

Our Environment and Climate Memberships

We are proud members of these organisations. Their web sites are packed with some great information.
Highland Environmental
Forum
Scottish Climate Communities
Action Network
Generations Working
Together
Community Resources
Network Scotland


Climate Action Groups, Sutherland and Highlands


Journey to Zero Waste Assynt - https://www.facebook.com/groups/522103355226859/

Transition  Black Isle - https://www.transitionblackisle.org/

More Great Climate and Environmental Web Resources

Zero Waste Scotland - Waste Less and Waste Less Facebook Page

Centre For Alternative Technology

Keep Scotland Beautiful

The Guardian Newspaper Environmental News

10:10 Climate Action

350.org

rebellion.earth

climate.nasa.gov

https://www.climatecentral.org/ - climate change facts and lots of graphics

http://www.nourishscotland.org/

https://www.scottishcommunitiescan.org.uk/

Amazing stuff going on in Forres https://www.auroracons.org/

Calculate your business carbon foot-print - https://www.carbontrust.com/resources/sme-carbon-footprint-calculator

Climate resources for Schools and Teachers

http://www.highlandoneworld.org.uk/ - How to build climate and global learning into the curriculum and loads of exciting projects

https://www.socialenterprise.academy/scot/young-people - some fantastic social enterprise ventures being run in schools

Growing Food - Local and Organic

Herb Nursery in the Black Isle - https://www.poyntzfieldherbs.co.uk/

Kyle of Sutherland Growing Group - Facebook Group

Please contact us to add any good links here - we know there are lots more!