‘Edinburgh Conversations 2016-17’
To raise awareness and lay the foundations for a Low Carbon Edinburgh.
Meet to build capacity and resilience in Edinburgh communities.
Share experiences of reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, so increasing knowledge and strengthening the Transition Edinburgh network
Raise awareness of the Edinburgh Sustainable Development Partnership, the scope of the Sustainable Energy Action Plan and the Edible Edinburgh Food Charter.
Promote engagement by all stakeholders in the city, whether established businesses, new starts or small community groups
Issues raised will potentially inform and take forward the work of a community Energy Hub and Edible Edinburgh.
Wednesday 21 September: Building Emissions
Venue: Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI), High School Yds, Infirmary St EH1 1LZ
Thursday 15 December – Venue: Screening room 50 George Square
Time 18.00 -20.00
Discussion and prioritising reports of the events on Building Emissions, Food Matters and Local Energy Some food and may be a short film will be part of the evening.
Wednesday 25 January: Clean Transport – 1.30-4.30
Venue: Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation High School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ. Councillor Lesley Hinds, Convener of TfE with Keith Stark, Enterprise Car Club , Enrique Troncoso from the Orkney Clean Transport project and Emilia Hanna, Local Air Pollution Campaigner, Friends of the Earth.
Wednesday February 22: Circular Economy 1:30-4:30
Venue: Out of the Blue, Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh EH6 8RG
Keynote: Sophie Unwin from Remade in Edinburgh on The Remakery on Leith Walk
Supporting: Ylva Haglund, Partnerships Project Manager, Zero Waste Scotland
Representative from Swap and Reuse Hub (SHRUB) Co-operative, 13 Guthrie Street.
Wednesday 22 March Theme: Solar Power
Venue: 7 Bristo Square EH1 1LZ
Keynote: Robert Murphy, Electric Vehicle Administrator Edinburgh College, Dalkeith with Jestyn Davis, Moray Estates, Garden District Project and Richard Witney, Project Manager, Edinburgh Community Solar Coop.