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Climate Heroes

Different people from across Scotland have been taking action on climate change in their communities. We call them Climate Heroes.

The Climate Hero Awards recognise the achievements of these heroes who have been volunteering at projects supported by the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund.

The voluntary time given by these Climate Heroes has had a host of positive impacts. They've supported their communities to grow food locally, tackle waste, travel sustainably and develop many new skills. They've also passed on learning about climate change and inspired others to take positive action.

And what of the Heroes themselves? Many of the heroes have overcome a variety of challenges to volunteer. Their perseverance has paid off, as in addition to helping their communities, they have often gained new skills, confidence and friends along the way.

Throughout 2020 the Covid-19 pandemic has rightly been the focus for communties, but the climate emergency hasn’t gone away. And that’s why we've been inspired to hear of outstanding contributions by volunteers at CCF projects, including some amazing work that has helped their communities to navigate the Covid-19 crisis.

Read the 2020/21 Climate Heroes publication here.

Read the 2019/20 Climate Heroes publication here.

   

Climate Heroes 2020/21   

Meet our Climate Heroes for 2020/21 who have helped their communities tackle climate change and navigate Covid-19.

 

We are delighted to share a special publication produced to recognise the 2020 Climate Heroes.

Find out more about all the Climate Heroes in the publication.

   

Watch discussion with three of the Climate Heroes at the 2020 Climate Challenge Fund Gathering.

You can also watch via our YouTube channel.

   

Climate Heroes 2019/20   

Meet our Climate Heroes for 2019/20 who have carried out amazing work that's helped to tackle climate change and led to a variety of other community benefits.

 

We are delighted to share a special publication produced to celebrate the 2019 Climate Heroes.

Find out more about all the Climate Heroes in the publication. 

   

Watch discussion with six of the Climate Heroes at the 2019 Climate Challenge Fund Gathering.

You can also watch via our YouTube channel.

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