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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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Opportunity: Short film competition – why invest in nature?

Opportunity: Short film competition – why invest in nature?

This is a short film contest for young people aged 16-30 about why businesses should invest in nature. At Scottish …

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OPPORTUNITY: ‘HUMANS TREATING E-WASTE IN INDIA’ Documentary filmmaker looking for partners

OPPORTUNITY: ‘HUMANS TREATING E-WASTE IN INDIA’ Documentary filmmaker looking for partners

New Delhi becomes the hub of e-waste collection and dumping ground for the entire country. Not only the country waste, …

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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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Framing Interdisciplinarity Film Festival

Framing Interdisciplinarity Film Festival

Framing Interdisciplinarity is a film festival on environment, society and development. It is based on the concept that cinema renders simplicity …

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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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#GreenFests: Our Top Picks of Take One Action Film Festival

#GreenFests: Our Top Picks of Take One Action Film Festival

This year’s programme showcases a fantastic range of films and events that offer different perspectives on the environmental challenges we …

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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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Case Study: Environmental Policy – Glasgow Film Theatre

Case Study: Environmental Policy – Glasgow Film Theatre

The Going Green section of the website engages audiences through its Useful Links  on alternative travel to the GFT, programme -related links …

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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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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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Opportunity: Final deadline 31st January 2020 – get your entries in!

Opportunity: Final deadline 31st January 2020 – get your entries in!

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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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: Pop Up Exhibition & Events at Edinburgh Art Festival

Opportunity: Pop Up Exhibition & Events at Edinburgh Art Festival

ABOUT Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the platform for the visual arts at the heart of Edinburgh’s August …

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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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OPPORTUNITY: CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS! Our Space, Our Place: Creating Ecofeminism

OPPORTUNITY: CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS! Our Space, Our Place: Creating Ecofeminism

The event: Our Space, Our Place: Creating Ecofeminism Glasgow Women’s Library Saturday 30th March 2019 10am-4pm Global ecological activism is …

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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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Opportunity: Award-winning short documentary initiative Bridging the Gap calls for applications for its new edition

Opportunity: Award-winning short documentary initiative Bridging the Gap calls for applications for its new edition

Bridging the Gap is one of the leading documentary new talent initiatives in the UK, offering intensive training, a cash …

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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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Opportunity: Green stories short story competition

Opportunity: Green stories short story competition

Free writing competition to write short stories set within a sustainable society, deadline 19/4.

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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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Opportunity: Our Food. Our Future: Get involved in shaping the future of Slow Food Youth Network in Scotland.

Opportunity: Our Food. Our Future: Get involved in shaping the future of Slow Food Youth Network in Scotland.

We want young people to contribute their ideas to create a more sustainable food future for Scotland

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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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Opportunity: Critical Forum – Call for Participants

Opportunity: Critical Forum – Call for Participants

Workshop and panel discussion about making human rights films from a variety of perspectives.

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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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Opportunity: UNFIX Festival

Opportunity: UNFIX Festival

If you make work or are engaged in activist pursuits or research that resonates with the themes of UNFIX, the …

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Opportunity – Design Brief: Telling the Bees Project Worker

Opportunity – Design Brief: Telling the Bees Project Worker

This opportunity comes from the Department of Theatre, Film & Television, University of York – for more information please visit their …

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Opportunity: Test Unit 2017: Occupying the Post Industrial City

Opportunity: Test Unit 2017: Occupying the Post Industrial City

This opportunity comes from Agile City – for more information please visit their website. Deadline: 8 May 2017 Art, Design & Architecture …

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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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Guide to Contributing to the Environment Connecting Theme

Guide to Contributing to the Environment Connecting Theme

Creative Scotland has identified the Environment as one of four the connecting themes that underpins its work and the work it …

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culture/SHIFT

culture/SHIFT

“It’s not climate change, it’s everything change”, Margaret Atwood Climate change is a result of culture in the widest sense, …

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Open Call: The Morning Boat Research and Production Residency

Open Call: The Morning Boat Research and Production Residency

This opportunity comes from The Morning Boat. For more information, please visit their website. Introduction The morning boat is an international …

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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

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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#GreenFests: 10 Green Things To Do In Edinburgh This August

#GreenFests: 10 Green Things To Do In Edinburgh This August

The Festival season is picking up speed and the array of events offered can be quite overwhelming. So we compiled …

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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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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Exploring Creative Scotland’s Environment Connecting Theme

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Exploring Creative Scotland’s Environment Connecting Theme

Earlier this month I attended the launch of the Creative Climate Coalition and the How to be a COPtimist event …

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Artist Opportunity: Banff Fellowship Residency

Artist Opportunity: Banff Fellowship Residency

This residency program is for up to four Scottish artists in any discipline (including but not limited to visual and …

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Funding Opportunity: Network for Innovations in Culture and Creativity in Europe Award

Funding Opportunity: Network for Innovations in Culture and Creativity in Europe Award

The N.I.C.E. Award 2016 Theme: Solving the World’s Major Challenges – A Call for Innovations The 2016 award challenges the …

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The Green Arts Initiative

The Green Arts Initiative

The Green Arts Initiative is an interactive community of arts organisations working to reduce their environmental impact and letting the public and …

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The Green Crafts Initiative

The Green Crafts Initiative

Makers and craft organisations based in Scotland are able to become members of the Green Crafts Initiative, which provides support …

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Green Tease

Green Tease

Since 2013 Green Tease has provided a platform for those interested in building links between the arts, climate change and …

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Case Study: EIFF Video Conferencing

Case Study: EIFF Video Conferencing

EIFF uses video conferencing to benefit their premieres. As part of their 2014 programme, the Edinburgh International Film Festival hosted …

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Landing Stages – Selections from the Ashden Directory of Environment and Performance

Landing Stages – Selections from the Ashden Directory of Environment and Performance

In the late 1990s, the Ashden Trust commissioned Wallace Heim to survey British artists working in the area of performance …

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