Whenever we discuss the climate emergency it is important to keep to the fore the values of a Just Transition which should underpin all the decisions being made – at every level – governmental, organisational and individual.
“Regenerative farming is the way to go.”
Two speakers – Dr Sarah Crowe an ecologist and Erlend Spence an Orcadian farmer both spoke about the actions they have taken and how we can move forward in Orkney to improve our natural environment.
Consumerism – Sustainable Orkney Conference
Food, products and tourism were three main topics in the first event of the Sustainable Conference in Orkney which for 2020 has moved online.
Registration Open for The Sustainable Orkney Conference
The Sustainable Orkney Conference will be on for 6 weeks starting on 6th of October.
“Ultra Local Focus of Power”
“Scotland is unusual in Europe with its highly over centralised local government. “
Looking Forward to Listening to Lesley Riddoch
“I am very much looking forward to listening to Lesley Riddoch’s talk tonight, Tuesday 1st September 2020”
Orkney Renewable Energy Forum 2020 AGM
OREF’s online AGM took place on Tuesday evening, 4th August, with some 32 attendees.
Energy Matters : Outcomes Arising From #Covid19
This topic will be explored at the next monthly OREF (Orkney Renewable Energy Forum) meeting on the 2nd of June at 7:30pm.
Orkney Wins €100k EU Responsible Island Prize
“Over the last 15 years Orkney has become very successful at participating in EU research and collaboration programmes relating to sustainable energy.” Gareth Davies, Co-Chair of OREF
Sustainable Orkney Conference Postponed
Nearly 200 local people had been due to meet at the Picky over the three-day event to map out what Orkney is already doing to decarbonise and be sustainable.