Climate Action Towns – Learnings from the Architecture & Design Scotland’s project

Climate Action Towns – Sharing the Learning


Climate Action Towns Report- How to embed Climate Actions in your place 

This report summarises key learning from Climate Action towns, introduces the five ingredients for Place-Based Climate Action while sharing the activities in a case study from each of the 9 Climate Action Towns.


Climate Action Towns Videos

Architecture & Design Scotland (ADS), were able to work with three of the Climate Action Towns- Blackburn, Campbeltown and Stevenston to produce three short videos focused on the following themes:


  • How it started,
  • How they took action and
  • How they worked together.

You can view these on this page  alongside an overall highlights video (scroll down):


Climate Action Towns Toolkit – 

The web based resource shares all the tools and resources we used in the Climate Action Towns project across the 9 towns. This includes sample presentations, guidance videos, workshop plans and links to external resources under the following headings:

  • Getting Started – Launch event and stakeholder mapping
  • Understanding Climate Risks in your place – Place Standard with a Climate Lens and Adaptation workshop 1
  • Understanding your community capacity – Building Stronger Communities Resource and the Systems for Community led Climate Action workshop
  • Developing Ideas for Action – Idea generation game and Adaptation workshop 2- feasibility and prioritisation.
  • Making Climate Actions Happen – Examples of community led climate action in Scotland and developing Local Place Plans and Community Action Plans.