Climate Week 2017-18th to 22nd September is a national initiative designed to raise awareness and inspire action on climate change. Throughout the week Fife Council are offering talks, conversations, blogs and webinars as well as visits to some of our ground breaking carbon reduction projects,. See events calendar to book, tweets page and news blogs for more information.

This week of activities and events aims to highlight the importance of reducing emissions and adapting to a changing climate. The objective is to engage and inspire, by involving people across the country in a range of activities. To see what Fife council are doing see below.

To book contact m 07813112780 P 03451 555 555 x440240.

Date: Tuesday 19th September 9am – 12 noon

Location: Fife Renewable Innovation Centre

What is happening:
Presentation by Catherine Payne on Climate and what Fife Council have to prepare for over the next 13 years.

9.45 – 10 am Ross Mackenzie Lead Investment – Economic Development -presentation on the Leven Hydrogen Project

10 – 10.45 site visit with Bright Green Hydrogen

10.45 – 11 Back for coffee and

11 – 12am Live-streamed from Scottish Government’s Victoria Quay building, Edinburgh. Chris Stark, Director of Energy and Climate Change presents The Scottish Government’s climate change policy.

Date: Wednesday 20th September 9am-10.30am

Location: Lower Melville Wood Landfill site

What is happening:
Visit the landfill site at Lower Melville Wood

Summary of new waste strategy
Summary of energy strategy and how both can complement each other re carbon reductions -Presenters Hugh Muchamp and Paul Doherty

Explanation on the RDF process and recycling content abroad.

Introduction to low carbon energy at the site -Solar energy, the Wind turbine electricity and CHP electricity from landfill gas.

Additional Information:
Please bring hard hat, high vis jacket and safety books or order from

Date: Wednesday 20th September 11.30am – 1.30pm

Location: Lochhead AD plant

What is happening:
Visit to Lochhead site.

Visit to the Anaerobic Digestion unit.

Explanations on what happens to food waste and garden cuttings – how they make low carbon heat and electricity. What do we use the heating for?

Composting – how it works and where it’s used.

Biomass unit and how we use and chip our wood fuel.

Additional Information:
Please bring hard hat high vis jacket and safety books or send shoe and jacket size to

Date: Thursday 21st September 12.30 – 2pm

Location: Fife House. committee room FHM05.001

What is happening:
12.30 -1pm Presentation by Catherine Payne on Climate and what Fife Council have to prepare for over the next 13 years.

1-2pm questions answers and conversations on site visits, how Fife Council can continue to reduce carbon emissions to meet targets and challenges and potential within policy and strategy.

Shona Cargill, Ross Spalding and Hugh Mushamp from Resource Efficient Solutions available for questions.

For more information on what other councils and organisations are doing see website link