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Welcome to our June newsletter!

There's lots to read, watch and do this month - discover the locations of Scotland's Climate Beacons for COP26; learn about the key concerns communities in the Outer Hebrides have about their marine environment; catch up on three motivating sessions from Cultural Adaptations, and read how Central St Martins' students employed their skills and practices to generate an alternative outtake on the topic of climate change.

Our news

Green map of Scotland with beacon icons marking locations of seven Climate Beacons around the country, overlaid with three grey circles set one inside the other. Text reads "Climate Beacons for COP26".

Seven Climate Beacons announced

Earlier this month we had the pleasure of announcing seven Climate Beacons that will inspire public engagement and positive action in the run-up to and beyond COP26 in November. Congratulations to all the partners involved, which range from museums, libraries and arts centres to environmental bodies, academic institutions and community trusts, in these regions:
  • Argyll
  • Caithness & East Sutherland
  • Fife
  • Inverclyde
  • Midlothian
  • The Outer Hebrides
  • Tayside
We look forward to supporting these exciting projects over the coming months.
Read more about Climate Beacons

Seas Our Future

To mark World Oceans Day day, MarPAMM – Seas of the Outer Hebrides project launched their latest film - ‘Seas Our Future’ with local presenter, Kate Macleod
Watch and share your views on protecting the marine environment in the Outer Hebrides

Now VAT registered

As of 1st June 2021, Creative Carbon Scotland is a VAT registered organisation. This means we are now required to charge VAT (20%) on any invoices we issue. With reference to claimexpenses - all new subscriptions and renewals from 1st June onwards will be £48 (inc. VAT). 

More recordings available

You can now watch these three sessions from the Cultural Adaptations conference:

Guest blog: Raising Futures

Final year BA Culture, Criticism and Curation students at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London learned about the climate crisis during a recent collaboration with climate change magazine, It’s Freezing in LA!
Read the guest blog

Our events

Upcoming Green Tease

Thursday 8th July is the date for the next informal Green Tease online meetup. The theme is sound. Starts at 7pm. Sign up here.


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NEXT DEADLINE: 21st July 2021

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