Eco-Congregation Scotland has joined the Scottish Food Coalition. The Coalition is made up of established organisations working on the environment, poverty, health, workers’ rights, food production and animal welfare. Although Eco-Congregation Scotland’s interests are mainly in the sustainability of food production we recognise that the problems in our current food system are interconnected and cannot
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Resource Efficient Scotland have teamed up with Orkney Islands Council, Orkney Zero Waste and Orkney Food and Drink to help businesses in Orkney reduce food waste, boost profits and do their bit for the environment and local community. Orkney Food Waste Prevention Week includes a food waste prevention training workshop, a ‘Love Your Haggis’ cooking
Resource Efficient Scotland has launched a Savings Finder which can help organisations cut their energy & water use, waste costs and resource-spending. It may be useful for churches and only takes ten minuets to complete. Simply fill in our quick questionnaire, providing information such as target areas to examine (water use, building fabric, heating); the
It may be home to Donald Trump, but the City of New York has announced plans to sell off $5 billion in fossil fuel investments from city pension funds after suing oil companies for billions of dollars to help fund protection against climate change. The city has filed a federal claim seeking damages from BP,
On Monday 15th January Rt Rev Dr Derek Browning, moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland judged the annual staff Christmas jumper competition. The overall winner was Kathleen Wood. This may seem frivolous, but it is organised by the Green Group at the church offices, 121 George Street, to highlight the option
As reported by The Guardian: Dozens of Scotland’s most famous historic sites are at very high risk of being badly damaged by climate change and need urgent protection, an expert survey has found. Historic Environment Scotland (HES), the agency which oversees nearly 340 of the country’s most important castles, abbeys, Neolithic sites and ruins,
This new illustration from American cartoonist Randall Munroe puts climate change into perspective… Credit: xkcd licensed under CC by NC 2.5