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Climate Change in Scotland Conference

Date: 30th October 2019
Location: Edinburgh

The Scottish Government’s plans to strengthen the target of their Climate Change Bill puts Scotland amongst one of the most ambitious countries in the world. However, more still needs to be done to ensure a systematic response going forward to successfully reach net-zero by 2045.

Join us this October for Holyrood Insight’s Climate Change in Scotland Conference, where key stakeholders will unite to explore future policy design and strategies to combat the issue of climate change.

Expert Speakers:

•    Tom Russon, Climate Change Division’s Legislation Team Leader, Scottish Government
•    Alastair Seaman, Climate Change Manager, Keep Scotland Beautiful
•    Jamie Brogan, Head of Innovation and Skills, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
•    Dr Faye Wade, ClimateXChange Research Fellow, Energy Efficient Scotland
•    Paul Thom, Technical Director, Changeworks
•    George Tarvit, Project Director, The Sustainable Scotland Network
•    Iain Gulland, Chief Executive, Zero Waste Scotland
•    Dr Mark R. Miller, Senior Research Fellow, Edinburgh University/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science

Why attend:

•    Gain insight into the CCF Capacity Building Programme: support and training for CCF Grant Recipients
•    Review existing legislation and programmes that are already supporting the improvement of the energy efficiency of homes, businesses and public buildings
•    Learn to collaborate with other businesses and local authorities to reduce emissions
•    Evaluate the progress of “Cleaner Air for Scotland” and explore solutions to air quality management: clean air zones and transport planning
•    Discuss the health risks associated with air pollution and costs associated with lung, heart and circulatory conditions


Book your place: https://holyroodinsight.com/event/3423/Managing_Climate_Risk__Reducing_Emissions_and_Achieving_Net-Zero_Targets

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