2020 will be a significant year as Scotland prepares to hosts the COP26 climate change talks in Glasgow in November 2020.
In the meantime. Here is a blog from Possible with a round-up of positive news from 2019. Locally, Stirling Methodist Church has just become the first Methodist Church in Scotland to go fossil-free.
Last January’s quote is worth repeating:
‘Fear is a short-term spur to action, but to make changes over the long term, we must have hope.’
Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University:
As we start the year, now may be the time to do your annual CO2 assessment and offset. As a household we have just made our 2019 offset using the UN website on the geetotal link above both for calculation and offset. It only took 15 minutes (no point in endless precision) and has helped families in Malawi with solar powered-cooking, benefitting both health and climate.