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Climate Emergency Training for Community Leaders - online course

**Please note this course is not eligible for those who have previously completed the Carbon Literacy for Communities course **

The Climate Emergency Training for Community leaders is 4 week online learning course, equivalent to 8 hours of learning,and is part of the Community Climate Leadership Programme (CCLP), funded by the Scottish Government.

We are delighted that this course has been accredited by the award winning Carbon Literacy Project in Manchester.

Over these four weeks we will cover the basics of climate science, current and likely future impacts of climate change and what it may mean for your communities, where emissions come from, explore how to communicate climate change and ways to encourage others to take steps to reduce their carbon footprint.

There are four modules to the course which will be delivered via a series of video guides, live webinars, online activities, and quizzes. We will use Google Classrooms for much of the content and Zoom for the live webinars.

Information on each of the modules is included below.

Module 1 – Climate Science

This module will cover the basics of climte science and will be delivered in two parts. Part one will discuss why climate change is happening and part two will examine how we know it is happening.

There is no set start time for this module as it can be comleted in your own time. Both parts will be delivered via video guides, activities and quizes in Google Classrooms.

Time commitment = 1 and a half hours

Module 2 – How our climate is changing and impacts

This module will be delivered via a live webinar lasting an hour and a half. Participants will be divided into two groups, however the content covered will be the same. Please select the available time that is the most convenient for you. You will be able to do this on the registration form.

Time commitment = 1 and half hours

Module 3 – What can we do?

This module will be delivered in two parts, part one will look at Carbon Footprints and the second part will explore actions that we can take as individuals and as a group.

Part one will be delivered via a video guide and there is also a Carbon Footprinting activity to complete. Again there is no set start time for this part and can be completed at your own pace before the live session at the end of this week.

The second part of module 3 will be delivered via a live webinar lasting an hour and a half. Again participants will be divided into two groups, however the content covered will be the same. Please select the available time that is most convenient for you, again you will be able to do this in the registration form.

Time commitment = 2 and a half hours

Module 4 – Policy and Communication

This module will also be delivered in two parts, part one will be focusing on international climate agreement and national climate change policy. The second part will explore tips on communicating climate change, with reference being made to COVID-19. Both parts will be delivered via video guides, activities and quizes in Google Classrooms.

At the end of the course we will run a one-hour webinar session to gather your thoughts and questions. Again participants will be divided into two groups, please select the available time that is most suitable for you on the registration form.

On completion of this online course you will have the opportunity to be certified as Carbon Literate, this will involve completing a short assessment. Please note you must complete all four modules to be eligible.

Time commitment = 2 and a half hours

Who is this course for?

Anyone from a community-led organisation that is interested in taking action on climate change.

This training is for those who have not undertaken Carbon Literacy for Communities training through the Climate Challenge Fund.

We are limiting spaces on this course to three people per organisation.

Data Protection Act 2018

We will use the information you have given us to process your registration for this event and to send you communications about the event.

Keep Scotland Beautiful may share this information with the Scottish Government and other organisations and individuals with a legitimate interest in CCLP supported activities, the evaluation of the CCLP or for research.

We will keep the information you have given us for a period of one year after which only anonymised data will be used for research and reporting.

Please not that the live webinars may be recorded; however, they will only be shared with those that have signed up to this course.

You can read our privacy notice online at https://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/privacy

Need to contact event organiser?

Please get in touch with Claire Gibson claire.gibson@keepscotlandbeautiful.org

 

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