News - This WeekFalkirk shortlisted for Green Planning Award
An innovative 20-year project which has made a significant contribution to the quality of life and economic development in Falkirk has been shortlisted for a national rural planning award.Published 21 May 2013 in Local GovernmentReport on Scottish Islands Renewables Project published
The UK and Scottish Governments have published a report which considers the evidence base for developing renewables projects on the Scottish Islands.Published 21 May 2013 in Climate ChangeLOWCAP policy recommendations published online
Recommendations from the LOWCAP project have now been published online. LOWCAP is a partnership of organisations from the UK, Germany, Belgium and Norway working together to deliver a common approach towards carbon reduction and energy efficiency within the North Sea Region.Published 21 May 2013 in Footprint and Sustainable ConsumptionWalk to Work Week worked for South Ayrshire!
They got more exercise, saved money, felt better and helped the environment – just some of the benefits gained by the people who took part in national Walk to Work Week in South Ayrshire.Published 21 May 2013 in Footprint and Sustainable ConsumptionOpportunities in Woodland Carbon event
[strong]27 June 2013, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, 15 South College St, Edinburgh[/strong] The purpose of this free event is to increase awareness of the opportunities and benefits that the Woodland Carbon Code offers to landowners, forest investors and purchasers of voluntary carbon credits. The Code provides a standard for woodland creation projects that seek to abate carbon emissions as well as providing wider social and environmental benefits.Published 21 May 2013 in Business