City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: environment


Scotland Says Goodbye to Coal Power

Scottish Power: Longannet

The last coal-fired power station in Scotland shuts down today.

Seasons in Colour - Botanic Lights 2015

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Following its extraordinary inaugural success last year when it attracted over 23,000 visitors and won ‘Best Large Event’ at the Scottish Events Awards, Botanic Lights<

Video: Cockenzie Power Station Demolition

Today a piece of Edinburgh's local landscape was transformed with the demolition of the two 500-foot towers of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station in East Lothian.

Video: Rap Guide to Climate Chaos - What's Beef?

Here's a teaser for the Fringe show Rap Guide to Climate Chaos.

The RSNO Takes the Train

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Musicians from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) are being encouraged to leave the car and take the train to concerts across Scotland.

21st Edinburgh Mela Programme Announced

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The full programme for the 21st Edinburgh Mela launched today, offering its usual enticing mix of world music, dance, interactive craft sessions and a smorgasbord o

Council Plans Co-operatively Funded Solar Project

Edinburgh City Council is planning to install community-owned solar panels on 25 Council buildings throughout the city.

Edinburgh Science Festival 2015 - It's An "Ideas Factory"

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The Edinburgh International Science Festival (4-19 April, 2015) wants visitors to see it as "The Ideas Factory" - a hub for information, ideas and innovation.

Scotland Declares A Moratorium on Fracking

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Activists and Central Belt residents were cheering a decision today by the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing to bring in a moratorium on fracking.

Pain, Thrills, and Inspiration On Show at Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2015

Cory Richards chills out

Stories to prove that anything is possible are pivotal to the 12th Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) (6–8 February).