City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Climate change


Electric Automotive Adventures with Robert Llewellyn

Best known as the robot in sci-fi series Red Dwarf, but gaining increasing recognition for his electric vehicle channel on YouTube, Robert Llewellyn will be talking about all things EV.

2071: The World We'll Leave Our Grandchildren

Probably the most important talk that you can see at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, particularly in light of the recent Paris Agreement in December.

Scotland Says Goodbye to Coal Power

Scottish Power: Longannet

The last coal-fired power station in Scotland shuts down today.

Video: Cockenzie Power Station Demolition

Today a piece of Edinburgh's local landscape was transformed with the demolition of the two 500-foot towers of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station in East Lothian.

Cockenzie Smoke Stacks Demolition

After almost half a century of standing proud on the East Lothian coast, the twin chimneys of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station, just outside Edinburgh, will bite the dust.

Video: Rap Guide to Climate Chaos - What's Beef?

Here's a teaser for the Fringe show Rap Guide to Climate Chaos.

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.

FOEE Campaign Planning Meeting & AGM

Friends of the Earth Edinburgh planning meeting and AGM ahead of the UN talks in Paris in December.

Richard Dixon, Director of FoE Scotland, will be speaking on:

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Green Bike Lane Sign

Edinburgh marks UK-wide Bike Week with its Festival of Cycling. After coming together in 2013, in 2014 the Festival of Cycling offered over 80 individual events at 46 different venues.

Council Plans Co-operatively Funded Solar Project

Edinburgh City Council is planning to install community-owned solar panels on 25 Council buildings throughout the city.