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Green Arts Initiative Annual Report 2019

Green Arts Initiative Annual Report 2019

Read all about how the creative community responded to Scotland’s climate emergency in 2019, and about our plans for 2020. …

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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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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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Green Arts Conference 2017 Report Published!

Green Arts Conference 2017 Report Published!

This year’s conference had the theme of ‘Spotlight on Sustainability’: encouraging practitioners and participants to focus on the key actions and …

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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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Green Arts Initiative Report Now Published!

Green Arts Initiative Report Now Published!

The GAI report showcases the work that Scottish artists and arts organisations have been doing to affect their carbon footprint …

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Cheaper renewable energy for arts and culture

Cheaper renewable energy for arts and culture

However, historically the price of renewable energy has made it difficult for cultural organisations to switch. It can also be confusing to …

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Electric vehicles and their role in the green recovery

Electric vehicles and their role in the green recovery

We know from our work with Scotland’s cultural sector and our carbon management planning and emissions reporting support that travel …

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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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Green Tease Reflections: Are we COPing?

Green Tease Reflections: Are we COPing?

How the Game Works The game was played using a set of Google Slides that remain accessible online. To play …

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Further Resources on Arts and Sustainability

Further Resources on Arts and Sustainability

We continually update this list with anything we encounter through our Culture/SHIFT projects and welcome suggestions for things that should be included. If you …

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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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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Green Champions: Building Competency and Capacity

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Green Champions: Building Competency and Capacity

From our years of work with members of the Green Arts Initiative we know that Green Champions across all art …

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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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Where do you get your Green News?

Where do you get your Green News?

Environmental Organisations Scottish Government Environment and Climate Change Department The best source of official Scottish government stances on environmental issues, policy …

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#GreenArts Day 2020: 18th March

#GreenArts Day 2020: 18th March

In the past #GreenArts day has reached over a million people on Twitter alone. With 2020 set to be a …

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Blog: Round-up of emissions and carbon reporting 2019

Blog: Round-up of emissions and carbon reporting 2019

New this year! 2019 has been the first year we have worked with organisations receiving funding from the City of …

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Tickets launched for Green Arts Conference 2019

Tickets launched for Green Arts Conference 2019

‘A fun, informal gathering of passionate sustainability experts and actioners. Expect to leave inspired, equipped and surprisingly satisfied with vegan …

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Emissions reporting and carbon management planning update

Emissions reporting and carbon management planning update

Caro Overy will again be working with Creative Carbon Scotland as our Carbon Management Planning Officer and will be available …

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Irish Green Arts Initiative launched

Irish Green Arts Initiative launched

Creative Carbon Scotland is delighted to be working with Theatre Forum to launch the Green Arts Initiative in Ireland, to …

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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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Green Arts Conference 2019: Save the Date!

Green Arts Conference 2019: Save the Date!

The conference aims to be the central meeting point for Scotland’s cultural Green Champions, and those interested in how the …

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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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Green Tease report: Re-Imagining the Dunion

Green Tease report: Re-Imagining the Dunion

‘The beacons bleeze on Dunion tap.’ From the song ‘ Jethart’s Here’ On Tuesday 20 November 2018, 23 of us were …

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How do YOU do Green Arts? Get planning for #GreenArts Day 2019: Thursday 14 March

How do YOU do Green Arts? Get planning for #GreenArts Day 2019: Thursday 14 March

#GreenArts Day 2019 is set to be the best yet! #GreenArts Day was held for the first time in March …

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The biggest Green Arts Conference ever! – Read all about it

The biggest Green Arts Conference ever! – Read all about it

Scotland’s arts & cultural sector came together this month to drive forward action for a better world. Over 150 people came …

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Visual Arts and Adaptation Research

Visual Arts and Adaptation Research

The Aims The project recognised the a gap between general climate change impact predictions and policies and specific sector practices. …

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Board Briefing for Cultural Trustees at Green Arts Conference 2018

Board Briefing for Cultural Trustees at Green Arts Conference 2018

This year at the Green Arts Conference: Culture Change on 7 November we’re introducing a session specifically for board members …

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Tickets launched for Green Arts Conference!

Tickets launched for Green Arts Conference!

We’re delighted to announce you can now get your tickets for the Green Arts Conference: Culture Change which will be held …

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Green Arts Conference 2018: Save the Date!

Green Arts Conference 2018: Save the Date!

The conference aims to be the central meeting point for Scotland’s cultural Green Champions, and those interested in how the …

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Opportunity: Arts and Climate Adaptation Research Internship with Creative Carbon Scotland

Opportunity: Arts and Climate Adaptation Research Internship with Creative Carbon Scotland

Creative Carbon Scotland has been working since 2011 to support arts and cultural organisations to reduce their environmental impact, and …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Fossil fuel companies’ sponsorship of the arts

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Fossil fuel companies’ sponsorship of the arts

The full statement that we’ve signed reads, ‘We do not take any oil, coal, or gas corporate sponsorship for our …

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Get involved in #GreenArts Day: Wednesday 14th March

Get involved in #GreenArts Day: Wednesday 14th March

What can I expect from the #GreenArts day? The launch of the Green Arts Initiative Annual Report As part of …

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Green Arts Initiative Featured in Culture and Climate Change Handbook

Green Arts Initiative Featured in Culture and Climate Change Handbook

The World Cities Culture Forum has just launched its new ‘Culture and Climate Change Handbook for City Leaders’, citing the Green …

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Blog: Reflections on Blue Cow – Connecting Performing Arts & Sustainability

Blog: Reflections on Blue Cow – Connecting Performing Arts & Sustainability

Context and aims of the project Blue Cow has evolved out of Alice’s engagement with a scientific report, published in …

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Green Arts Initiative: Complete the Annual Feedback Form!

Green Arts Initiative: Complete the Annual Feedback Form!

In becoming a part of the Green Arts initiative, all members committed to reporting once a year on their environmental …

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Full Programme Announced for Green Arts Conference!

Full Programme Announced for Green Arts Conference!

Take a look at our Green Arts Conference Programme Share the Programme – and tell others you’re coming – using …

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Tickets now available for The Green Arts Conference!

Tickets now available for The Green Arts Conference!

Hosted by Creative Carbon Scotland at Partick Burgh Hall in Glasgow, this full-day conference will consist of a mix of …

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Greener Print Deal for Fringe Companies

Greener Print Deal for Fringe Companies

Creative Carbon Scotland first came into contact with PR Print and Design when we were sourcing a supplier for our …

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The Green Arts Conference: Spotlight on Sustainability

The Green Arts Conference: Spotlight on Sustainability

We are pleased to announce that The Green Arts Conference: Spotlight on Sustainability will take place on Wednesday 1st November 2017, this …

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Arts & Sustainability 2016 Residency Report Published

Arts & Sustainability 2016 Residency Report Published

In September 2016, eight artists were invited to participate in CCS’s annual Arts & Sustainability Residency, working with facilitators Jan …

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Creative Carbon Scotland Annual Report Published!

Creative Carbon Scotland Annual Report Published!

Read the 2015/16 Report. Creative Carbon Scotland grows and grows busier with each passing year. In this report, you can …

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Green Arts Initiative Members: Complete Your Annual Feedback Form!

Green Arts Initiative Members: Complete Your Annual Feedback Form!

Becoming a member of the Green Arts Initiative is free, but requires members to report once a year on the …

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51 Shades of Green Report Published!

51 Shades of Green Report Published!

Read the 51 Shades of Green: Action in the Arts conference report. During the day, we heard from 17 different …

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51 Shades of Green Conference

51 Shades of Green Conference

This conference is for anyone working in the arts, and specifically for those working in arts organisations in Scotland. Conference …

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Voluntary Carbon Reporting for 2014-15

Voluntary Carbon Reporting for 2014-15

Reporting back on the environmental information reported to Creative Scotland by arts organisations in Scotland During our conversations with arts …

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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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PR Print and Design is Supporting Our Green Arts Sector

PR Print and Design is Supporting Our Green Arts Sector

We’re excited to be partnering with an organisation whose aims also serve the development towards a more sustainable Scotland, through its …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Brexit, Climate Change and the Arts

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Brexit, Climate Change and the Arts

Less than a week after the Brexit vote, we learned this morning that the UK Government has committed to a …

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Blog: Green Transport

Blog: Green Transport

Travel is an unavoidable part of working in the Arts. Touring, moving people, stage sets or materials can clock up a …

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Green Arts Initiative reaches 150 Members!

Green Arts Initiative reaches 150 Members!

Congratulations to our Green Arts Community 150 Scottish arts organisations are now members of the Green Arts Initiative, gaining tailored …

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Blog: The Greener Events and Innovations Conference

Blog: The Greener Events and Innovations Conference

Aimed primarily at green-field/open-air music festivals, and addressing the theme of ‘challenging the status quo’, the event covered everything from …

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ArtCOP Scotland: Scotland’s Climate Change Arts Season

ArtCOP Scotland: Scotland’s Climate Change Arts Season

Using COP21 as a catalyst, Creative Carbon Scotland worked with a number of artists and cultural organisations to explore how …

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Fields of Green: Music Festivals and Climate Change

Fields of Green: Music Festivals and Climate Change

Fields of Green was a one year research project (April 2015 – April 2016) funded by the Arts and Humanities …

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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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The Green Art Lab Alliance

The Green Art Lab Alliance

The Green Art Lab Alliance was a European Union-funded project bringing together cultural partners from all over Europe to look …

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Green Tease

Green Tease

Since 2013 Green Tease has provided a platform for those interested in teasing out the links between the arts, climate …

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From Below: A Visual Arts Reflection on ArtCOP Scotland, Part II

From Below: A Visual Arts Reflection on ArtCOP Scotland, Part II

Glasgow December 12 I take part in an event organised by Creative Carbon Scotland and the Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN). …

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Green Arts and Green Ops: The GAI at ArtCOP Scotland

Green Arts and Green Ops: The GAI at ArtCOP Scotland

ArtCOP Scotland is currently in full swing, with over 50 events responding to climate change and the UN COP21 summit …

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The 50 Shades of Green Conference: Your Questions Answered

The 50 Shades of Green Conference: Your Questions Answered

Our conference was not about pure transmission of information – we wanted our green arts community to get to know each …

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The 50 Shades of Green Conference: CO2 Reduction Room

The 50 Shades of Green Conference: CO2 Reduction Room

For many arts organisations, carbon emissions reduction and reporting is the focus for environmental sustainability activities. The CO2 Reduction Room …

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September Green Tease Reflections

September Green Tease Reflections

The Green Tease events are a monthly opportunity for people interested in arts, sustainability or both to come together and …

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Full Programme Released for 50 Shades of Green!

Full Programme Released for 50 Shades of Green!

  With speakers and attendees from across Scotland, and topics ranging from carbon reporting, to staff engagement to artistic projects …

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50 Shades of Green Conference Tickets Now Available!

50 Shades of Green Conference Tickets Now Available!

We are excited to announce that tickets are now available for 50 Shades of Green: Stories of Sustainability in the …

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#GreenFests: FSPA Shortlist Diary No.1

#GreenFests: FSPA Shortlist Diary No.1

At the end of July we announced the 2015 Fringe Sustainable Practice Award shortlist. Two weeks on from this and …

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Mull Arts and Sustainability Artist Residency 2015

Mull Arts and Sustainability Artist Residency 2015

With just a few days to go before our second Mull Arts & Sustainability Artist Residency, we thought we’d provide …

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#GreenFests Events: Spoken Word, Literature and Talks

#GreenFests Events: Spoken Word, Literature and Talks

The following are a selection of green-themed spoken word and literature events during the 2014 summer festivals season in Scotland. …

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Blog: Green Tease Reflections

Blog: Green Tease Reflections

For our fifth Green Teas(e) we went to Govanhill Baths and what an appropriate venue it turned out to be …

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Sustaining Great Art: Results of Arts Council England Year 1 Reporting

Sustaining Great Art: Results of Arts Council England Year 1 Reporting

Yesterday, Arts Council England published Sustaining Great Art, presenting the results of the first year of environmental reporting by its …

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Blog: Greening the Screen

Blog: Greening the Screen

What action is being taken towards more sustainable practices in the film industry? What support is being provided? What changes are …

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Case Study: Edinburgh Art Festival and Ellie Harrison on adaptation and advocacy through art

Case Study: Edinburgh Art Festival and Ellie Harrison on adaptation and advocacy through art

You can watch a filmed version of this case study here.   Amanda Airey on the Edinburgh Art Festival’s comprehensive …

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Blog: carbon management update 2019-20

Blog: carbon management update 2019-20

Throughout 2020, I supported Creative Scotland RFOs and organisations receiving cultural funding from City of Edinburgh Council with their emissions …

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Twist’s Shift #2

Twist’s Shift #2

It’s taken a little while to publish a second edition but, as for the previous edition, I hope there is …

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Case Study: Theatre Gu Leòr responds to the climate emergency both logistically and artistically

Case Study: Theatre Gu Leòr responds to the climate emergency both logistically and artistically

As an arts organisation that receives public funding, we have an obligation to manage our carbon footprint and report on …

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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Adapting to Climate Change

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Adapting to Climate Change

What is climate change adaptation? Although many of us are now taking significant action to reduce the release of the …

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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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Guest blog: Here. Now. The world changes.

Guest blog: Here. Now. The world changes.

I’d like to offer some thoughts about the arts and climate instability – and this confluence of COP26 and COVID-19. …

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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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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Communicating Climate Change

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Communicating Climate Change

In this guidance you will find information on: Why you should be talking about climate change What makes people take …

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How Creative Carbon Scotland can support our cultural sector

How Creative Carbon Scotland can support our cultural sector

At Creative Carbon Scotland, we remain focused on supporting the sector in their environmental ambitions. Climate change will continue to …

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The Creative Carbon Scotland Reading List

The Creative Carbon Scotland Reading List

International examples of culture & climate change Landing Stages – Selections from the Ashden Directory of Environment and Performance 2000 – …

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Read: March 2020 Newsletter

Read: March 2020 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is out now. Featuring: #GreenArts Day and Green Arts Initiative Annual Report Details for our next Green …

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Using Glasgow’s e-bikes to help the city achieve net zero

Using Glasgow’s e-bikes to help the city achieve net zero

One way ScottishPower is helping local residents play their part in the fight against climate change is through a new …

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Read: February 2020 Newsletter

Read: February 2020 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is out now. Featuring: #GreenArts Day tips Cultural Adaptations transnational meeting report Next Green Tease details New …

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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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Are you switched on to “Renewable Energy Month”?

Are you switched on to “Renewable Energy Month”?

Here at Creative Carbon Scotland, we believe ethically-sourced* renewable energy is one of the best ways in which our arts and …

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Carbon Management in the Cultural Sector: Going to Plan?

Carbon Management in the Cultural Sector: Going to Plan?

Video of the opening presentation Fiona and Caro from Creative Carbon Scotland set the scene by discussing carbon management regulation …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Climate thinking-caps on!

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Climate thinking-caps on!

I’ve spent the last 10 days travelling the country running discussions with (mostly) the leaders of arts, screen and creative industry organisations …

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Artist Opportunity – Public Art Commissions in Edinburgh

We are working in partnership with international real estate organisation, Vastint, to deliver an ambitious public art programme as part …

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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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Creativity to help Glasgow City Region respond to Climate Crisis

Creativity to help Glasgow City Region respond to Climate Crisis

A writer and theatre producer has been tasked with adding creativity into how the Glasgow City Region adapts to the …

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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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Thanks for a great year, see you in 2019!

Thanks for a great year, see you in 2019!

After a top-notch year we’re taking a good break over the festive period so that we can come back refreshed …

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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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Opportunity: Cultural Adaptations seeks Embedded Artist

Opportunity: Cultural Adaptations seeks Embedded Artist

*Please note: the deadline for applications has now passed* This is an exciting, paid opportunity for an artist or cultural …

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Carbon Management Plans submitted!

Carbon Management Plans submitted!

Well done! At the start of October, the vast majority of Creative Scotland’s 121 Regularly Funded Organisations submitted Carbon Management …

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First ever Carbon Management Plans due 5th October

First ever Carbon Management Plans due 5th October

With our handy tools and resources, you can take a look at the current make-up of your carbon footprint and test out different …

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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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Adaptation and the Cultural Sector

Adaptation and the Cultural Sector

Adaptation is like recovering from a debilitating disease (in this case, climate change): you may survive, but things will never …

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