The full programme of events for Shetland Climate Week has been announced, offering nine days of local events and showcases exploring ways to tackle climate change.
The Council’s Climate Change team will join other organisations from around Shetland, between Saturday 24th September and Monday 3rd October, to share the work already underway to address the challenges of the changing climate.
The local programme of events coincides with Scotland’s Climate Week, which aims to encourage conversations about the impact of climate change across the country and how Scotland can become a Net Zero nation.
Shetland Climate Week includes events and activities for all ages, including energy showcases, a sea mammal survey session, beach clean ups, film screenings, a seafood tasting event, peatland restoration, and an open day at Ness of Sound farm.
Anyone not available to attend, can find plenty of information online on the same links.
Moraig Lyall, Chair of the Council’s Environment and Transport Committee:
“Shetland Climate Week aims to raise awareness around climate change and what needs to be done to address it.
“It will showcase the positive work already happening across Shetland and the many benefits of taking climate action.
“With winter ahead and the cost of living rising, taking action on climate change can help everyone to not only live more sustainably but also in some cases more affordably.”