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Guest blog: Film production in the time of COVID

Guest blog: Film production in the time of COVID

Storytelling is ultimately heroes and villains, rises and falls. During the pandemic we’ve had all of these things – but, …

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Opportunity: free film-making training for Scotland’s youth workers

Opportunity: free film-making training for Scotland’s youth workers

Keep Scotland Beautiful have partnered with Screen Scotland through the Youth Climate Film Project to offer free film-making training for …

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Take One Action Film Festival 2020

Take One Action Film Festival 2020

2020 has been a tumultuous year… but we’re pleased to be able to provide a tiny wee bit of stability: …

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New films from VeloCommunities embedded artist project released!

New films from VeloCommunities embedded artist project released!

Last year we supported theatre-maker Lewis Hetherington and filmmaker Geraldine Heaney to work with Glasgow cycling charity Bike for Good …

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Opportunity: Zero Waste Scotland and Creative Carbon Scotland seek filmmaker

Opportunity: Zero Waste Scotland and Creative Carbon Scotland seek filmmaker

Zero Waste Scotland has recently formed an independent advisory group whose purpose is to analyse the challenges associated with decoupling …

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Cycling film to premiere during Scotland’s Climate Week

Cycling film to premiere during Scotland’s Climate Week

‘Let’s Go! A film about cycling, community and climate change’ is the second film to be produced from the two-year …

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News: New film ‘The Carbon Farmer’ launched

News: New film ‘The Carbon Farmer’ launched

In their current state the UK’s peatlands are a source of around 20 million tonnes of CO2 (equivalent) per year …

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Meet Marek & Ianco, young stars of new VeloCommunities film

Meet Marek & Ianco, young stars of new VeloCommunities film

An uplifting new short film about “VeloCommunities”, a project which is widening access to cycling and helping Glasgow be a …

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News: Take One Action Film Festival returns to Aberdeen & Inverness!

News: Take One Action Film Festival returns to Aberdeen & Inverness!

Take One Action – Scotland’s global change cinema project – returns to Aberdeen and Inverness this November to premiere the …

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News: Take One Action launch a brand new Global Change Film Directory!

News: Take One Action launch a brand new Global Change Film Directory!

Take One Action Film Festivals present a brand new global change film directory!

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Sustainability in Film – November Fortnight

Sustainability in Film – November Fortnight

We’re pleased to announce a series of events connecting climate change, sustainability and film this November. Whether you’re interested in …

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Hebrides International Film Festival

Hebrides International Film Festival

Running 14th-17th Sept offering a wide ranging programme under it’s islands and environments theme.

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Case Study: Green Buildings and Content at Glasgow Film

Case Study: Green Buildings and Content at Glasgow Film

A sustainable building Operating in a building built in 1939 (and B listed) Glasgow Film have been making environmental improvements …

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Blog: Cinema Verde at the Edinburgh International Film Festival

Blog: Cinema Verde at the Edinburgh International Film Festival

Last week as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (running from the 15th-26th June 2016), Creative Carbon Scotland hosted …

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Case Study: Wee Green Cinema at Take One Action Film Festivals

Case Study: Wee Green Cinema at Take One Action Film Festivals

Although the cycle-cinema idea is springing up across the world, Take One Action Film Festivals have recently begun incorporating their …

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Sustainability and Film: Creative Scotland Film Strategy 2014-2017

Sustainability and Film: Creative Scotland Film Strategy 2014-2017

Creative Scotland has recently published their Film Strategy for 2014-2017. The strategy includes the context and ambitions of contemporary Scottish …

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Case Study: Sustainable Procurement – Film City Glasgow

Case Study: Sustainable Procurement – Film City Glasgow

In their development of a Sustainable Procurement policy, Film City Glasgow have evaluated, and made significant changes, to what they …

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Case Study: Tenant Engagement – Film City Glasgow

The new Programme for Sustainability ensures that environmental benefits are maintained over time as the organisation aims to impact on the wider …

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#GreenFests Tips: Top green films at the Take One Action Film Festival

#GreenFests Tips: Top green films at the Take One Action Film Festival

Take One Action is a Scottish-based organisation dedicated to promoting social and environmental justice through film. The organisation is hosting an …

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Guidance on Sustainability in the Film & Screen Industry

Guidance on Sustainability in the Film & Screen Industry

Here are some helpful resources and links to the guidance currently provided for the film and screen industries. Standards and …

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Green Tease Reflections: Understanding Climate Complexity

Green Tease Reflections: Understanding Climate Complexity

The event commenced with an introduction from Dr Hannah Grist from Blue Action, in which she outlined the aims of …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: How, and why, are we applying cultural practices to Clyde Rebuilt? 

Ben’s Strategy Blog: How, and why, are we applying cultural practices to Clyde Rebuilt? 

Our partners on the Clyde Rebuilt project are Sniffer, a resilience-focused charity that runs the Adaptation Scotland programme for the Scottish …

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Read: October 2020 newsletter

Read: October 2020 newsletter

Our October edition is now available. Featuring: Film production in the time of COVID Introducing Clyde Rebuilt Green Tease reflections …

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Case study: Grid Iron on being flexible and green despite COVID-19

Case study: Grid Iron on being flexible and green despite COVID-19

Up until 23rd March 2020 we at Grid Iron were pretty far ahead in our planning for our August outdoor …

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Opportunity: Multidisciplinary Residency Call for Applications

Opportunity: Multidisciplinary Residency Call for Applications

Participants are invited to respond to the residency’s theme of transience, outlined below. Each applicant should clearly indicate how, during …

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Reflections on the Green Arts August Meetup: Just and Green Recovery

Reflections on the Green Arts August Meetup: Just and Green Recovery

Almost 30 Green Arts members signed up, demonstrating considerable interest in this subject. Two staff members from Creative Scotland, as …

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Seas of the Outer Hebrides

Seas of the Outer Hebrides

In 2019, Creative Carbon Scotland partnered with the Marine Protected Area Management and Monitoring (MarPAMM) project to bring inclusive, creative approaches to …

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A History of Arts and Culture at COPs

A History of Arts and Culture at COPs

Many people from arts and culture are keen to get involved with making the most of this moment, but what …

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Twist’s Shift #1

Twist’s Shift #1

Those of you who subscribed to the Twist List in the past may recognise the style. This is the first edition, as it were, …

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Opportunity: Outdoor arts and mixed media commissions

Opportunity: Outdoor arts and mixed media commissions

Renfrewshire Leisure wish to commission a series of innovative pop-up outdoor arts and mixed media installations to be explored from …

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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Climate Justice

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Climate Justice

This guide includes:  The basics: What is climate justice?  Why is climate justice relevant to Scottish arts and culture organisations?  How can you run your organisation in …

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Read: April 2020 newsletter

Read: April 2020 newsletter

Our latest newsletter is out now! Featuring: A new blog from Ben – ‘Navigating a future for our arts post-COVID-19’ …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Navigating a future for our arts post-COVID-19

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Navigating a future for our arts post-COVID-19

Scotland’s cultural sector is in terrible pain and filled with uncertainty about the future. Artists and freelancers have seen their …

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Decoupling Advisory Group embedded artist project

Decoupling Advisory Group embedded artist project

Zero Waste Scotland has recently formed an independent advisory group, the purpose of which is to analyse the challenges associated …

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Opportunity: new deadlines for John Byrne Award

Opportunity: new deadlines for John Byrne Award

The John Byrne Award is Scotland’s most inclusive competition for emerging artists. Our aim is to encourage a discussion about …

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Green Tease Reflections: Renfrewshire Arts and Culture

Green Tease Reflections: Renfrewshire Arts and Culture

Introductions Leonie Bell, Paisley Partnership Strategic Lead, gave us a quick update on Future Paisley, a programme of events, activity …

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#GreenArts Day 2020: Live Updates

#GreenArts Day 2020: Live Updates

Green arts day is now over for this year, but scroll down to get some highlights of what happened during …

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Case Study: Start the Change with Highland One World’s Change Makers

Case Study: Start the Change with Highland One World’s Change Makers

Since 1992 Highland One World Global Learning Centre have supported schools in the Highlands and Islands to promote Global Citizenship …

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Case Study: North East Arts Touring Screening of Vitamin Sea

Case Study: North East Arts Touring Screening of Vitamin Sea

The Partnership At NEAT Shows we promote theatre performances and cinema screenings in rural venues across Aberdeenshire and Moray via …

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

We are continuing to organise events but, in line with current government and NHS recommendations, we are looking at holding …

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Green Tease Reflections: Listening to the Anthropocene

Green Tease Reflections: Listening to the Anthropocene

Listening Exercise Emily Doolittle kicked off the event by leading everyone in a listening exercise. We first listened to what we could hear …

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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Environmental Policies

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Environmental Policies

It contains advice on: What is an environmental policy? What makes a good policy? Getting Started: the 5 key questions …

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Opportunity: The Art of Energy

Opportunity: The Art of Energy

Envisioning life with energy | Art competition How would you artistically conceptualise our current energy predicament where we need to …

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Opportunity: Island Going 2020 – Outer Hebrides residency

Opportunity: Island Going 2020 – Outer Hebrides residency

In partnership with Ocean Guides* and building on the success of three previous land- and sea-based residencies for An Lanntair …

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Opportunity: Call to Artists – RSA Annual Exhibition 2020

Opportunity: Call to Artists – RSA Annual Exhibition 2020

Works of any scale and in any fine art medium are accepted. After the success of its re-introduction in 2019, …

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Opportunity: Call to Architects – RSA Annual Exhibition 2020

Opportunity: Call to Architects – RSA Annual Exhibition 2020

Works of any scale and in any suitable architectural medium, including models, architectural drawings, photography and film/animations are accepted. The …

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Green Tease Reflections: COP Tales and Cocktails

Green Tease Reflections: COP Tales and Cocktails

COP26 will be the 26th annual UN climate conference, probably the most important gathering on climate change since the Paris …

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Green Tease Reflections: Island Futures

Green Tease Reflections: Island Futures

We also heard from Mairi Davies of Historic Environment Scotland who demonstrated the connections between the issues raised in the …

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Guest blog: “Let’s Go!” The Launch …

Guest blog: “Let’s Go!” The Launch …

I can’t believe it’s almost six weeks since the launch of Let’s Go! our film about cycling, community and climate …

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Green Arts Conference 2019: Report and more now available

Green Arts Conference 2019: Report and more now available

The conference report for the 2019 Green Arts Conference is now available to download from our website. The report summarises …

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Watch ‘Let’s Go!’

Watch ‘Let’s Go!’

Our embedded artist project with Bike for Good, Glasgow’s cycling charity, enjoyed a fun-filled launch on Saturday 12th October. Watch …

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Creative Energy Project

Creative Energy Project

What is ‘Creative Energy’? Creative Energy is a renewable energy procurement strategy designed to give members the very best energy …

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How can culture support political action on climate change?

How can culture support political action on climate change?

As a sector, it can feel like there is a conflict between the moral imperative to engage with climate change …

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VeloCommunities Embedded Artist Project: Can Cycling Save the World?

VeloCommunities Embedded Artist Project: Can Cycling Save the World?

We know that changing the way we travel is one of the biggest challenges facing Scotland (and the rest of …

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Guest Blog: Meaning Making

Guest Blog: Meaning Making

Stick with me on this one folks. I’ve let my thoughts wonder freely. Do you feel like you’re single when …

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Opportunity: Artist Facilitator for Art Camp – CLIMart

Opportunity: Artist Facilitator for Art Camp – CLIMart

Introducing Lakeland Arts Lakeland Arts is one of the most remarkable arts and heritage organisations in the North and has …

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Ben’s strategy blog: Today the arts, tomorrow the world!

Ben’s strategy blog: Today the arts, tomorrow the world!

Well, for a start, change by individual organisations is very difficult One of the things I learned from the research …

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#GreenTease Podcast: What’s the social and environmental cost of recorded music?

#GreenTease Podcast: What’s the social and environmental cost of recorded music?

We joined Dr Matt Brennan for the launch of his new music venture Citizen Bravo‘s debut album ‘Build A Thing of …

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#GreenTease Podcast: Can experiencing fiction and the unfamiliar help to change the way humans act and relate to the climate crisis?

#GreenTease Podcast: Can experiencing fiction and the unfamiliar help to change the way humans act and relate to the climate crisis?

The latest episode “Can experiencing fiction and the unfamiliar help to change the way humans act and relate to the …

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News: Citizen Bravo – Build a thing of Beauty

News: Citizen Bravo – Build a thing of Beauty

It gives Chemikal Underground Records great pleasure to introduce the unabashed geek pop of Citizen Bravo, AKA songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and …

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Case Study: Creative and Sustainable Re-use with Reset Scenery

Case Study: Creative and Sustainable Re-use with Reset Scenery

Reset Scenery (CIC) is a Scottish based, not for profit company dedicated to providing the Scottish creative arts sector with …

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#GreenArts Day 2019 – How are YOU celebrating the creative community going green?

#GreenArts Day 2019 – How are YOU celebrating the creative community going green?

#GreenArts is about Scotland’s Green Arts community sharing what they’re doing to improve their environmental performance, learning from others about …

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Case Study: The Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship and Alternative Pathways to Sustainability at Summerhall

Case Study: The Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship and Alternative Pathways to Sustainability at Summerhall

The Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship In 2019, Summerhall is the sixth host of the Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship, supported by …

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Guest Blog: Crises. Crocuses. Creativity.

Guest Blog: Crises. Crocuses. Creativity.

I’m currently Artist in Residence with the brilliant Bike for Good documenting their Velocommunities project which has two main aims; Firstly, …

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Opportunity: Funded Green Tease Open Call at UNFIX Festival

Opportunity: Funded Green Tease Open Call at UNFIX Festival

This special edition of the Green Tease Open Call is in partnership with UNFIX Festival, at CCA Glasgow on 29-31 …

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Ben’s Strategy blog: How we bring about change – Individuals, Organisations and Structures

Ben’s Strategy blog: How we bring about change – Individuals, Organisations and Structures

That responding to the climate crisis is now part of cultural organisations’ work and practitioners’ thinking isn’t just down to …

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Guest Blog: Local perspectives on a global phenomenon & global changes in local places (Part III)

Guest Blog: Local perspectives on a global phenomenon & global changes in local places (Part III)

Local perspectives on a global phenomenon & global changes in local places – Talking about ‘scales’ and the urgency of …

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Watch: “Improve Scotland” the winning entry from Levenmouth Adapts’ Creative Minds competition

Watch: “Improve Scotland” the winning entry from Levenmouth Adapts’ Creative Minds competition

In the film, Improve Scotland’s intrepid reporter Chris Peacock takes to the streets – and shore and local amusements arcade …

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Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Youth Project Funding – Apply Now!

Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Youth Project Funding – Apply Now!

Get ready for an experience like no other and join Grow Wilds mission to empower young people aged 14-25 to …

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Guest Blog: The joy of the present and the great unknown of the future

Guest Blog: The joy of the present and the great unknown of the future

In my first blog I leant into the idea of cycling as a path to joy, freedom and empowerment. Nothing …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Cultural and Environmental Strategies

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Cultural and Environmental Strategies

The Scottish Government is currently consulting on two strategies that relate to Creative Carbon Scotland’s work: A Culture Strategy for …

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Opportunity: Green Tease Open Call

Opportunity: Green Tease Open Call

The Green Tease Open Call is a funded opportunity which supports sustainability practitioners and artists to exchange knowledge, ideas and …

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How to do your (world-leading) Carbon Management Planning!

How to do your (world-leading) Carbon Management Planning!

All organisations receiving Regular Funding from Creative Scotland are required to submit a Carbon Management Plan by 5th October 2018. …

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Green Picks and Opportunities of the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Green Picks and Opportunities of the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Here’s our summary of sustainability activity at the Fringe: Strategic Engagement by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society The Edinburgh Festival …

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Guest Blog: Cartoon Capers in Edinburgh

Guest Blog: Cartoon Capers in Edinburgh

A quirky two minute animation to inspire greater participation in Edinburgh’s natural environment has been produced by Royal Botanic Garden …

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Guest Blog: Can Cycling Save the World?

Guest Blog: Can Cycling Save the World?

So I’ve started my residency with Bike For Good, on Victoria Road in the Southside of Glasgow. Minutes away from …

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New project announcement: Velocommunities 1000th Climate Challenge Fund project

New project announcement: Velocommunities 1000th Climate Challenge Fund project

Velocommunities will run between Spring 2018 and March 2020, supporting communities in Glasgow’s Southside and West End to cycle in …

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Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Funding for 14-25!

Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Funding for 14-25!

Wildflowers and fungi are amazing! That’s why we’re inviting young people aged 14-25 to take part in a summer of …

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Guest Blog: But There is No Land Near the End

Guest Blog: But There is No Land Near the End

Describing a time period in which the actions of humankind enter geologic history, the Anthropocene is not just a scientific …

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Case Study: Young People and the Environment at Impact Arts

Case Study: Young People and the Environment at Impact Arts

Impact Arts and Our Bright Future Impact Arts received funding from Our Bright Future: a lottery-funded programme that supports young …

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TEDx Talk: Why Culture is the Key to Climate Change

TEDx Talk: Why Culture is the Key to Climate Change

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the …

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2017 Annual Report launched on #GreenArts Day!

2017 Annual Report launched on #GreenArts Day!

The Green Arts Initiative Annual Report 2017 looks back at the work of the Green Arts community over the past year, …

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Resource launched for alternatives to single use plastic cups

Resource launched for alternatives to single use plastic cups

Plastic has long been a visual representation of environmental impact, but the issue has risen up the agenda rapidly recently …

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Single Use Plastic Cups: The Alternatives

Single Use Plastic Cups: The Alternatives

Why Consider Your Single-Use Plastic Consumption? There are several motivations for cultural organisations to consider their own plastic cup purchasing …

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Flows to the Future Study Workshop

Flows to the Future Study Workshop

In April 2017 Creative Carbon Scotland collaborated with the Peatlands Partnership, led by RSPB Scotland on part of the Flows …

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A Culture Strategy for Scotland – Culture & Climate Change

A Culture Strategy for Scotland – Culture & Climate Change

Joined by arts and sustainability practitioners working across a range of contexts, we focused on the connections between culture and …

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Creative Scotland announce Carbon Management requirement

Creative Scotland announce Carbon Management requirement

There are already lots of examples of organisations taking action to manage their carbon emissions; whether it’s the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo saving …

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Blog: Hawick Green Tease Reflections

Blog: Hawick Green Tease Reflections

Organised by choreographer Claire Pençak and the Hawick Community Energy Group Ltd in partnership with Creative Carbon Scotland, Wilton Lodge …

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Blog: July 2017 Green Tease Reflections

Blog: July 2017 Green Tease Reflections

Edge Effects: Frontiers in Retreat was a Green Tease held in Glasgow on 27th July led by the Scottish Sculpture Workshop. The …

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Green Arts Initiative Report 2016

Green Arts Initiative Report 2016

Creative Carbon Scotland is delighted to announce the launch of its 2016 Green Arts Initiative Report (PDF, 455kb). The report demonstrates …

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culture/SHIFT

culture/SHIFT

What is culture/SHIFT? We believe that arts and culture have an essential role in achieving the necessary transformation to a …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Helping Trump Become Carbon Literate

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Helping Trump Become Carbon Literate

Fifteen years ago the USA’s failure to ratify the Kyoto Protocol fatally undermined that agreement and damaged geopolitics more widely. …

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Working with BAFTA’s Albert to provide Carbon Literacy training for screen professionals

Working with BAFTA’s Albert to provide Carbon Literacy training for screen professionals

Back in March 2016, Creative Carbon Scotland invited BAFTA’s Albert project to come up to Scotland to present the first …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Culture/Shift: Working with the Arts for Mitigation & Adaptation

Over the summer Creative Carbon Scotland focused more than we have in the past on talking to people and organisations …

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Press Release: Artists Selected for Residency Connecting Arts & Sustainability

Press Release: Artists Selected for Residency Connecting Arts & Sustainability

This Friday, Creative Carbon Scotland (CCS) will welcome eight Scotland-based artists from a variety of disciplines to Cove Park on …

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Artists Announced for Annual Arts & Sustainability Residency 2016

Artists Announced for Annual Arts & Sustainability Residency 2016

Creative Carbon Scotland is pleased to announce the selected artists for Thinking through the Anthropocene: Arts & Sustainability Residency.  Running for …

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#GreenFests: The Fringe Swap Shop is back!

#GreenFests: The Fringe Swap Shop is back!

The Fringe Swap Shop (formerly known as the Reuse & Recycle Days) is an established sustainability initiative run by The …

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Artist Residency Open Call: Thinking through the Anthropocene

Artist Residency Open Call: Thinking through the Anthropocene

We’re delighted to announce the details of our annual Arts & Sustainability Artists’ Residency (30th September – 3rd October). This …

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When Tomorrow Becomes Yesterday

When Tomorrow Becomes Yesterday

“music is prophecy…It makes audible the new world that will gradually become visible” (Attali, Noise, 1977) How do we understand …

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Green Tease Open Call

Green Tease Open Call

Creative Carbon Scotland is pleased to announce a funded open call for artists, freelancers, and cultural and environmental sustainability organisations …

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