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Local Groups & Networks

A Western Isles wide network developed by local groups working with and for their communities.

Community Energy Scotland
Their aim is to strengthen and empower local communities by helping them to manage local decarbonisation – reducing energy costs and regenerating  communities.

Làn Thìde
Làn Thìde is a collective of arts, heritage, community, environmental and third sector organisations based in the Outer Hebrides. 

Roots for Low Impact Living
A community group promoting eco-friendly practice for everyday life in rural areas.

Groups, Training & Support

Adaptation Scotland

Adaptation Scotland provides advice and support to help Scotland be prepared and resilient to the effects of climate change.  They help public sector, businesses and communities to understand what climate change will mean across Scotland, and identify the best way for them to plan for the impact – taking the opportunities and preparing for the risks.

Sniffer acts as a catalyst, fostering collaboration across sectors and places to ensure transformation towards a flourishing and fairer future for all in a changing climate.


Creative Carbon Scotland
Creative Carbon Scotland believes in the essential role of the arts, screen, cultural and creative industries in contributing to the transformational change to a more environmentally sustainable Scotland.

Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN)
SCCAN supports support community-led action in Scotland to address the climate and nature emergency and work for a just, thriving and resilient Scotland.


Centre for Alternative Technology
CAT’s mission is to inspire, inform and enable humanity to respond to the climate and biodiversity emergency.


The Carbon Literacy Project
The Carbon Literacy Project offers everyone a day’s worth of Carbon Literacy learning, covering – climate change, carbon footprints, how you can do your bit, and why it’s relevant to you and your audience.


Reports & Guidelines

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.
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Climate Change Committee

The Climate Change Committee (CCC) is an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008. Their purpose is to advise the UK and devolved governments on emissions targets and to report to Parliament on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for and adapting to the impacts of climate change.
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Just Transition Commission
The Just Transition Commission's role is to support the production of key transition plans, to ensure that the journey to a fairer and greener Scotland is undertaken in partnership with all those impacted.

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Economics for the Future

Doughnut Economics
The Doughnut offers a vision of what it means for humanity to thrive in the 21st century - and Doughnut Economics explores the mindset and ways of thinking needed to g
et us there.
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The degrowth movement of activists and researchers advocates for societies that prioritise social and ecological well-being instead of corporate profits, over-production and excess consumption. 
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Statistics & Information

Met Office UKCP

The UK Climate Projections (UKCP) is a set of tools and data that shows you how the UK climate may change in the future.

Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
SEPA's role is to protect the environment and human health and includes environmental regulation, mitigating and adapting to climate change, monitoring and reporting on the state of our environment, raising awareness of environmental issues, engaging with the public through citizen science projects, and resolving environmental harms.


Leeds University - A Good Life for all within Planetary Boundaries
A collection of interactive datasets plotting the progress of over 150 countries over time, showing how they have transgressed their planetary boundaries faster than they have been meeting the basic needs of their residents.

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