The 2050 Climate Group aims to lead a social movement by engaging, educating and empowering Scotland’s Future Leaders to take action on climate change.
We are a youth run and primarily volunteer-led organisation. We run the Young Leaders Development Programme (YLDP), a free training course providing climate change knowledge and leadership skills development to young people in Scotland.
Our ambition is to start a social movement of passionate, active young people. We are committing ourselves to lead the change, to inspire and be inspired by others, and to lead the transition to a sustainable future beyond 2050.
2050 starts now
Feel they have a part to play in creating a sustainable future.
Understand the challenges of climate change and how Scotland can lead the change.
Are equipped, prepared and motivated to be active citizens of the low carbon movement.
Are the voice of our generation on climate change action at a national and international level.
The intention of the group over the next 3 – 5 years is to inspire young leaders to become a catalyst for change, create a social movement and lead the transformational change necessary to address climate change and achieve a low carbon society.
During this initial stage, we will continue to exist as a project within Young Scot, our host organisation. The relationship with Young Scot will be reviewed annually to ensure the 2050 Climate Group has the necessary resources and support for its development.
Initiate 2050 Young Leaders Development Programme with 100-150 young leaders.
Replicate model for new intake of 200 young leaders and further development for initial 200 leaders.
Replicate model for new intake of 200 young leaders and further development for initial 400.
Continued development for Year 2 and 3 intakes and define vision for the future with Year 1. Develop exportable model for 2050 Leadership Programme.
The 2050 Climate Group aspires to exist as its own entity once our network of young leaders and partner organisations has grown sufficiently to support and grow our vision.
The success of the 2050 Climate Group has ultimately been down to the people who volunteer to be part of our organisation and our partners and supporters who believe in us and have allowed us the ability to run an award winning organisation.
We are very proud of our achievements and every award we receive reinforces our determination to lead a social movement of young people towards a low carbon Scotland.