City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: environment


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.