City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Ecological Footprint


Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 Looks For New Stories

Edinburgh Book Festival from above

The 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival launched the “most international programme in its history” today, with authors from over 60 countries coming

Talk: Health in a Changing Climate

Climate change will have a huge impact on health, via heat exposure and changes in distribution of vector-borne diseases such as malaria and in more complex ways such as impoverishment and population

Edinburgh Science Festival

EISF: Generation Science

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Science Festival: Oceans in Crisis, A Public Debate

Ocean nets and rubbish

We all rely on the seas for their abundant food, mineral and energy resources and yet more than 90% of the deep oceans remain totally unexplored.

Science Festival: How Many Is Too Many?

Over-population

Malthus was right. There is not enough planet to sustain the growing human population, particularly given our species' profligate use of land and resources.

Panel Discussion: Climate Action in Small Countries and Regions

This is a rare chance to hear from an array of global climate experts, who are here in Edinburgh for a meeting of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working group III.

Earth Hour in Edinburgh

Blue Marble

Edinburgh Castle will turn green before going black, and landmarks across the city will participate in Earth Hour ranging from Murrayfield Stadium to Edinburgh Central Mosque by going dark tonight for an hour.

Free Photo Exhibition Shows Human Impacts on Planet Earth

A Human Impact Amanda Tyndall,  Pascale Moehrle, Executive Director for Oceana, Ken Macintosh MSP

A free, outdoor photographic exhibition showing humankind's impact on our planet opened today outside the Scottish Parliament building.

Edinburgh Vegan Festival

The Edinburgh Vegan Festival is a mini-fest, during the Edinburgh Fringe, of ethically sourced food.

The RSNO Takes the Train

Scotrail and RSNO

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