Entrepreneurs and residents of South Lanarkshire have the opportunity to participate in free events to learn more about climate change.
The online event is hosted by the E3 project, a partnership between the South Lanarkshire Council and the UK Elevator under the Community Renewal and Preservation Foundation to beautify Scotland.
A series of emergency climate trainings and workshops are offered to residents to improve their knowledge and skills.
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The courses are available free of charge to provide communities and businesses with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful part of low-carbon Scotland.
Claire Herbst of Keep Scotland Beautiful told Lanarkshire Live: “Scotland has promised to become a zero-sum country by 2045, meaning that both individuals and businesses need to adapt their daily habits and unite to achieve this goal.
“Having literate carbon enterprises and individuals is essential to understanding climate emergencies and responding to future threats, opportunities and responsibilities.
“Our climate emergency study is for anyone who wants to know more about what current climate science is or what climate change is all about.
“Most importantly, it’s about learning what it can do as an individual, a business or an organization in all sectors to make a difference.”
Individuals wishing to participate can enroll in both an introductory workshop and an accredited training course – or choose to participate in one of the programs.
The requirement to obtain a carbon literacy certificate from Keep Scotland Beautiful depends on the completion of both courses.
The introductory course on climate change will be held on May 11 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for anyone who wants to learn more about climate change science and how it affects them and / or their businesses. is open. as well as identifying practical measures people can take to reduce their carbon footprint.
Accredited training on climate emergencies will be held on May 12 and 19 from 10:00 to 12:30, which will provide participants with information on local, national and international actions to combat the climate crisis and identify impacts, threats and opportunities for Scotland provides the necessary information.
Visit the E3 website to sign up.
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