City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Energy


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.

Edinburgh Science Director: It's Not Technology Standing in the Way of Saving Planet Earth

Earth viewed from orbit on Apollo 8 - by William Anders, NASA

One of the events around climate change at the Edinburgh Science Festival (6-21 April) takes as its starting point the rallying cry "12 Years to Save the Planet".

Science Festival: Ocean Power

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The oceans offer the potential for huge amounts of clean energy and Scotland and the UK are poised to be a world leader in the field.

Science Festival: 12 Years to Save the Planet

Climate futures

A panel of experts will discuss ways in which the world might wean itself off fossil fuels in time to avert catastrophic climate change. Recommended age 14+.

Mini Maker Faire

The Mini Maker Faire, first launched in Edinburgh in 2013, is "a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement".

Free Talks: Re-energise Your Old Home

Do you live in an older home? Are your heating and energy bills getting out of hand? Are you interested in renewable energy?

Scottish Election 2016 by Numbers

Candidates from all political parties are making a final push today, the eve of the Scottish Parliament Election 2016.

Scientist Chris Rapley Puts Climate Change Centre Stage

Chris Rapley

Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at the University College of London, was awarded the

How will we power the UK in the future?

The climate scientists tell us that we have to move to near zero green house gas emissions quickly to avoid calamitous climate change.