City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Energy


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

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.

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

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.

Video: Greenpeace Hits Shell Petrol Stations

Yesterday, Greenpeace activists said that they successfully shut down 77 Shell petrol stations ("some more than once") in Edinburgh and London in protest at Shell's plans to drill in the ecologically fragile Arctic. 

Royal Highland Show 2012 - "Best Event in Scotland"

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The Royal Highland Show and its organisers the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland are well accustomed to handing out awards to prize winning livestock, food and drink products and innovative farm equipment.

Digital Project Will Showcase Scottish Norwegian Hydro-Electric Links

Kinlochleven Hydro

Engineering buffs, students, and those curious about how we tap energy from our rivers, will welcome a forthcoming joint project between Scotland and Norway to document the development of the hydro-industry.

Edinburgh Medal Winner's Climate Predictions 30 Years On

NASA scientist James Hansen has been giving his Edinburgh Medal address tonight...more will be posted here from that later by Bill who is at the talk and presentation (EDIT read Bill's review).

Edinburgh Enlightenment Exchange

Following in the footsteps of the hugely successful TEDtalks, the Edinburgh International Science Festival introduces in 2012 the Edinburgh Enlightenment Exchange or Edinburgh E2 .

Interview: Simon Gage, Edinburgh Science Festival Director

Simon Gage, director of the EISF

The longtime EISF director explains the art of science communication and why warnings from this year's Edinburgh Medal winner need to be heeded.