City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Climate change


Climate Cash For Green Heritage Project

New Town Edinburgh

Edinburgh World Heritage's Green Heritage project and Transition Heriot-Watt are among the latest beneficiaries of a new round of £6.9 million funding to combat climate change.

Salmond Invites Energy Innovators to Edinburgh

First Minister Alex Salmond has invited some of the world's top energy innovators at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi to come to Scot

Robin Hood Tax March & Festival

Robin Hood tax

Occupy Edinburgh continues to camp out in St Andrew Square, the heart of Edinburgh's historic financial district. Participants are acting out of solidarity with the global Occupy movement which is seeking action on the iniquities caused by the bank bailouts and to stop the financial and ecological debt that is being diverted onto future generations.

Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference

Whitelee, Europe's largest onshore windfarm

Al Gore is a guest speaker at the annual Scottish low carbon energy conference, returning to Edinburgh after its launch last year. The Conference has strong support from the Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise, who are keen to make it a leading international forum for emerging renewable energy and other low carbon markets.

Facing up to Climate Change

The Rtn Hon Lord Adair Turner HonFRSE, Chairman of the Financial Services Authority and Professor David Sugden FRSE, Professor of Geography, University of Edinburgh and Chair, RSE Climate Change Inquiry lead this Facing up to Climate Change Discussion Forum.

Lecture: Radiation and Reason: Straight and Open Thinking About Choosing Nuclear

For more than 60 years, it has been accepted that radiation, that is, nuclear radiation, is quite exceptionally dangerous.  In this lecture this question is re-examined and the answer is sho

Juniper Green Energy Fair

Fair organised by Juniper Green Community Council and Transition Edinburgh Pentlands, offering guidance and examples of sustainable use of energy. For individual householders there will be people offering advice and services to help reduce energy costs as well as how to lower your carbon footprint.

Video: Edinburgh World Naked Bike Ride

With cycling season now upon us we follow up the St Andrews bike ride video with another less established Edinburgh bike ride, the World Naked Bike Ride.

Video: Edinburgh Centre on Climate Change

This is a stylish, promo video for the Edinburgh Centre on Climate Change (ECCC), narrated by Sheena Macdonald with soundtrack by Moby.

Bike Station, Transition Towns, and Take One Action Film Fest Win Green Funding

The Bike Station, the Community Alliance Trust in Craigmillar and transition towns in Edinburgh South and Heriot-Watt University are among ten Edinburgh projects to benefit from a Scottish Government green initiative.