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Edinburgh News: environment

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.