City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: environment


Fossil Free Europe Tour Brings Divestment Message To Edinburgh

Bill McKibben by Steve Liptay

The e-mail trailer for said "Time to make some noise" and followed this with the comment "On Sunday, we’ll start our tour across Northern Europe and kick off the loudest and mo

Hopes High For Two Scottish Wildcat Kittens

Highland Tiger - Wildcat in Highland Wildlife Park

A bit of good news from up North, after the pregnancy saga of Edinburgh Zoo's guest VIP (Very Important Panda) Tian Tian ended in disappointment last week.

Grants For Being Green in the Community

Compost waste

Council funds of up to £2,500 are being made available for green initiatives in the local community through Waste Action Grants.

Edinburgh University Talk: The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability

Dr Michael Shaver, Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Chemistry at Edinburgh University, presents "The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability".

Floral Clock Marks 100th Centenary of Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo Floral Clock

A team of gardeners, using 40,000 plants, took two months to create this year's animal themed floral clock marking the 100th anniversary of

Edinburgh Parks and Green Spaces Mapped By Innertube

"Greenspaces" Innertube Map

A third version of Edinburgh’s popular Innertube map, that highlights Edinburgh parks and green spaces, has been launched in time for the E

North Queensferry beach: marine charity needs volunteer helpers for cleanup

Port Laing beach, North Queensferry will be getting spruced up for summer as part of Beachwatch, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) beach clean and litter survey on Sunday 30th June which aims t

EIFF Retrospectives: Richard Fleischer and Jean Grémillon

Long before NASA scientist James Hansen brought the spectre of climate change to the mainstream with

25th Edinburgh International Science Festival Looks Into The Future

Ugly Animal Preservation Society

The Edinburgh International Science Festival marks 25 years, from 23rd March, with two weeks of events that look forward to the next 25 y

Video: Professor Timothy Lang on Climate Change and Food Production

Timothy Lang, Professor of Food Policy at City University London, talks about why we as individual consumers, and supermarkets as society's major food suppliers, must plan for a very different food

Film of the Week: Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice - a descent into the ice pit

In 2007, National Geographic photographer James Balog set out to capture man-made global warming in action.

Pandas Mark One Year Anniversary in Edinburgh

Tian Tian eats cake

Edinburgh Zoo's pair of giant pandas, Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yuang Guang (Sunshine), have lived up to their billing as star attractions a year after their arrival in the capital.

An Oak's Tale Comes to Royal Botanic Garden

A single 222-year-old oak tree is the star of a new exhibition at The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), from October 12 to December 2.

Film of the Week: Surviving Progress

Surviving Progress promo

Surviving Progress, a Canadian documentary by Mathieu Roy and Harold Crooks (who will be attending the Filmhouse screening), provides a series of thought-provoking interviews with leading thinkers

Porcelain Pods Spread Far and Wide In Craft Giveaway

This Saturday sees the inaugural Big Craft Giveway, an event funded by Creative Scotland, which encourages people to make, enjoy, and share

Dutch Elm Table Presented to Edinburgh Lord Provost

Edinburgh Lord Provost receives a commemorative table

Edinburgh's Lord Provost was presented with a commemorative table hand-made by the Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) at a special ceremony in the C

Edinburgh Wins "Most Beautiful" City Award

Edinburgh has won a "best in class" award in the annual Keep Scotland Beautiful awards run by the Royal Horticultural Society.

Council Looks to Tap Funds for Flood Prevention

Water of Leith (Stockbridge) flood defences construction

Edinburgh Council will be continuing talks with the Scottish Government and local government umbrella body COSLA over a funding shortfall for the second and third phases of flood prevention works o

Traditional Buildings Can Be Energy Efficient Says Heritage Agency

New Town Edinburgh

Traditional Scottish buildings should not be seen as draughty old energy hogs, but rather as an asset, an energy efficiency seminar will be told in Edinburgh next week.

What future for China and Central Asia?, EIBF 2012, Review

These two speakers, both acknowledged experts on their subjects, gave a succinct analysis of the current situation in China and Central Asia with a survey of future prospects that cleared away many

Up to £2,500 Grants For Recycling Projects

The deadline for Edinburgh City Council's Waste Action Grants, worth up up to £2,500, is drawing close.

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