COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference took place in Glasgow November 2021 and the actions we all take now will change the course of history forever. We must all play a part in tackling climate change. By making changes to how we travel, what we buy, reducing our waste and changing how we use energy at home, we can help to reach net zero emissions by 2045. Find out what actions you can take now. Scotland, let’s do net zero.
Scotland is taking action to tackle the global climate emergency. Across the nation, government, businesses, communities and individuals are working together to protect Scotland and our planet. By making changes to how we live and work we’ll reach net zero emissions by 2045 and build a better, fairer world. Find out what you can do.
Home Energy Scotland helps you to create a warmer home, reduce your energy bills and cut carbon emissions. Find out more by visiting homeenergyscotland.org or calling free on 0808 808 2282 to see what is available to you.
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) took place in Glasgow in November 2021. The importance of capping temperature increases at 1.5 degrees is no longer in question and Scotland will work to deliver on our commitments.
You don't need super powers to be a hero in the fight against climate change. There are lots of simple changes we can make to take care of our environment. Take our quiz to find out what kind of net zero hero you are.
Take action starting now
To achieve net zero by 2045, we must take action now. Start here to find ways that you can make changes in your life at home and on the go.
The Scottish Government is launching the Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel scheme from 31 January 2022 to help in Scotland’s fight against climate change. The scheme is expected to benefit just under a million children and young people.
Planning and shopping smarter can help you to reduce the amount of food you waste.
To help support people with the move to an electric vehicle, the Scottish Government has a range of funding available.
We've seen huge changes in the way we travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. For many of us, cycling has been a welcome activity, and it's great for the environment too.
Often the cost of making energy efficient home improvements can put people off taking action. That's why the Scottish Government have put in place a range of grants, funding, and support to help householders reduce their bills and save energy.
Climate change and nature loss are the greatest global threats we face. We need to act now to protect what we love and reach net zero emissions. Together we can create a cleaner, healthier, happier and more successful nation. Doing nothing isn’t an option.