Highland Park Distillery in Kirkwall is 222 years old and trying to make it a more energy efficient building without compromising the quality of the product is quite a balancing act.
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.
The survey is being sent to 20,000 island residents, including Na h-Eileanan Siar, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands and islands situated within the local authorities of Argyll and Bute, Highland and North Ayrshire.
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.
The 3rd session in the Sustainable Orkney Conference was on the subject of Buildings