Climate Emergency Training

Our online Climate Emergency Training will help you understand climate change and how you and/or your organisation can reduce emissions.

About this event

Our online Climate Emergency Training is eight hours of learning over four weeks. Each week involves an hour-long online session led by one of our expert trainers, followed by some self-study tasks to be completed before the next session.

The course covers:

  • The basics of climate change science and how we know it’s a problem
  • How climate change is impacting us all now and how it will in the future
  • What's being done to tackle climate change at a variety of levels; locally, nationally and internationally
  • Ways that you and your organisation can take action to reduce emissions
  • How having a Carbon Literate workforce could benefit your organisation

The training costs £100 plus VAT.

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The online sessions are on:

Wednesday 7 July, 2pm - 3pm: An introduction to climate change

Wednesday 14 July, 2pm - 3pm: Climate impacts and adaptation

Wednesday 21 July, 2pm - 3pm: Reducing emissions (mitigation)

Wednesday 28 July, 2pm - 3pm: Climate action and communication


By booking onto this course you are committing to attend all four sessions.

For a small additional fee, you can choose to apply to be certified as Carbon Literate by the Carbon Literacy Project.


Who is this course for?

This online course is for anyone interested in increasing their knowledge and understanding of the climate emergency and who wants to understand more about Scotland's journey to net-zero.

Organisations may choose to send a small number of employees onto this course before working with us to create a course tailored to their own organisation and business needs.

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How it works

The weekly live sessions will take place on Zoom. You will be sent the joining link following confirmation of your booking. You will complete the self-study tasks via online learning platform, Moodle (further details provided in the first session).

We will be running this online training on a regular basis. Please visit www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/climate-emergency-training to find out more.

If you would like to commission a bespoke course for your organisation please email aoife.hutton@keepscotlandbeautiful.org

From 07 July 2021 15:21 to 15:24

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