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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

Science Festival: Ice Man in a Warming World

Fjord and Glacier in East-Central Greenland (NASA)

When looking for signs of global warming, the melting of the world’s glaciers and ice sheets is often cited as the one of most glaring indicators.

Climate Change Leader Christiana Figueres Calls For "Stubborn Optimism"

Christiana Figueres presented wth Edinburgh Medal as part of Edinburgh Science Festival _ed.jpg

Christiana Figueres last night received the prestigious Edinburgh Medal at the Signet Library in Edinburgh with a rousing speech that urged “stubborn optimism” in th

Science Festival Director Amanda Tyndall Tackles Climate Change

Edinburgh Science Festival 2019 programme launch feat. Emma Bodiam - credit Ian Georgeson -ed.JPG

In the sphere of climate change, 19th century Irish physicist John Tyndall (1820-1893) is a giant.

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".

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.

First Phase of Edinburgh EV Network Gets Go-Ahead

Edinburgh EV chargers 2020 expansion

Edinburgh City Council has given the green light for a plan to build 66 on-street EV charging points in 14 hubs across the city by 2020.

New Edinburgh Festival Celebrates Robert Burns "And Beyond"

Luke Jerram's Moon (photo by Rob Brewer)

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday, 7th December) for a new six-day Edinburgh festival celebrating Scotland’s national bard Robert Burns.

Redesign for Edinburgh's George Street Goes On Show

George Street re-design

A new design for Edinburgh’s George Street is on show from today at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre.

Council to Roll Out LED Street Lights Across Edinburgh

Energy efficient LED street lights will be rolled out across Edinburgh from later this month.

EIFF Reveals Strong Scottish Vein In International Line-up

Kelly Macdonald in Puzzle

With just a week until the full programme launch for the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), we’re getting a picture of some of