Old jetty posts stand rotten on a beach. The sea flows between them.

Explore scenes of historic hobbies impacted by our changing climate, images that show the end of our industrial heritage, and artwork of a greener, more hopeful future.

All these and more feature in our gallery of finalists for Visions of Climate Heritage, a competition and crowd-sourced online exhibition which was launched to coincide with COP26 in November 2021 in partnership with the Heritage Trust Network and the Scottish Council on Archives.

Shortlisted: ‘Best Photograph’ award

Shortlisted: ‘Best Artwork’ award 

Shortlisted: ‘Best Mobile Photograph’ award

Shortlisted: Young Creative Awards (11 and under)

Shortlisted: Young Creative Awards (12-15 years)

Shortlisted: Young Creative Awards (16-18 years)

Selecting the winning images

The panel of judges, who will determine the competition winners, include Katharine Hayhoe, the internationally renowned climate scientist and one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People.

The images will be judged on their ability to tell a story, as well as their visual interest, impact and relevant to the historic environment and climate change in Scotland.

We’ll be announcing the winners by Tuesday 18 January 2022. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to hear the news on social media, or sign up for news alerts.


About Author


Christina Gilfedder

Christina works as a Digital Officer within Historic Environment Scotland's Communications and Media team. She has worked in the digital sector for over 15 years and studied Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, graduating in 2015. Christina loves using her expertise to bring the past and future together through digital technology.