Eco-Congregation Scotland is excited to announce the appointment of Stephen Curran as manager. Stephen brings a wealth of skills and experience with him to this important post. As a Glasgow City Councillor he has served as City Treasurer, and Executive Member for Education and Young People; and has been active in the Justice and Peace
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Congratulations to Eco-congregation Granton Parish Church who obtained a Climate Challenge Fund grant for a joint project with the local community under the banner “Granton Goes Greener”. On a beautiful summer day – Saturday 30th June – the project was launched by local MP Deirdre Brock, with a guided walk, children’s activities, bike repair workshop,
After seven years as Manager of Eco-Congregation Scotland, Gordon Hudson is leaving to pursue new career opportunities. During his tenure as manager we have grown to 431 registered congregations, increased our income and become established as one of the leading environmental organisations in Scotland. We thank Gordon for his efforts over the past seven years
This article from the Greenock Telegraph explains a bit about David’s background and his ministry in Greenock.
Bonhill Parish Church near Alexandria has become our 433rd eco-congregation. We welcome them to our movement.
This morning the Scottish Government announced that Scotland has met its annual climate change target for the third year running. By the end of 2016, Scotland had reduced its climate emissions by 45% compared to our 1990 baseline levels, well ahead of the 42% by 2020 target. You can download the full technical report here.
The Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) provides grants and support for community-led organisations to tackle climate change by running projects that reduce local carbon emissions. Launched a decade ago, the CCF has awarded 1,097 grants totalling £101 million to 658 communities, for projects involving energy efficiency, sustainable travel, local food and resource efficiency. Keep Scotland Beautiful