Working together for a climate-friendly Skye by reducing Skye’s carbon footprint and preparing for the changes that are happening to our climate.
Skye Climate Action is a collaborative network set up to share information, provide support and link up people and groups on Skye and nearby who are taking action on the Climate Emergency.
Whether you are taking a personal stand or are joining with others, whether on issues of food, transport, plastics, building, energy or anything else, please drop us an email to tell us what you are doing so we can share your story and inspire others.
GROW SKYE /Dùisg an talamh
In summer 2020 Grow Skye celebrated Skye’s growers and gardeners, and shared what they are doing to inspire more people to grow their own food across the island.
In Autumn a seed project, hosted by our partner Atlas Arts, looked at seed sovereignty through films centred on the Middle East, and discussions with the film makers. A seedswap and sharing scheme was also set up through zine libraries across the island.
As we go into winter we share information and ideas on caring for our soil, starting with a screening of Kiss the Ground on World Soil Day (December 5th), which looks at how regenerative acriculture can restore soils and help them to store more carbon.
Communities across Skye received daffodil bulbs to brighten up Spring 2021.
The Scottish Government has published its update to the 2018 Climate Change Plan, refining the pathway to meeting Scotland’s emissions reduction targets and also achieving a green recovery from COVID-19.
Scotland’s Climate Assembly’s second week looked at where our climate emissions come from and how to reduce them and adapt to the impact of climate change.
The Scottish Government has opened a consultation on its Draft Public Engagement Strategy, which sets out an overarching framework for engaging the people of Scotland in the transition to a net zero and climate ready nation. Closes 17 March 2021.
From late 2021, 300 homes in Levenmouth, Fife, will be connected to a green hydrogen network for cooking and heating their homes.