City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Climate change


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.

Women in STEM Discussion

As part of the IPCC week, the Royal Society of Edinburgh hosts a free interactive panel session on women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).

Science Festival: Ocean Power

Ocean_turbines_ed.jpg

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+.

Science Festival's Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Future

Hosted at Edinburgh Centre For Carbon Innovation's low carbon hub hosts, the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas series here offers "Provocations for a Sustainable Future" - inviting some of the UK’s brightest

Edinburgh Medal Address: Christiana Figueres, "Climate Change Where are We?"

Christiana Figueres

The Edinburgh Medal is a prestigious award given each year to men and women of science and technology who are judged to have made a significant contribution to the understanding and wellbeing of human

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.

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.