City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Fixing the Planet, with James Hansen

James Hansen - Edinburgh medal recipient 2012

The UN International year of Sustainable Energy for All finds us with various tools with which to confront the climate change crisis.

Edinburgh Medal Address by James Hansen

James Hansen's Edinburgh Medal address, entitled The Case For Young People and Nature, will offer people a chance to hear one of the world's pre-eminent and passionate climate scientists talk about a moral issue of unprecedented scope – climate change.

Edinburgh to Borders Railway Takes Step Forward

The Edinburgh Waverley to Borders Railway took another step forward with Network Rail awarding a £2 million contract to BAM Nuttall to further develop designs for the route, including bridges, tunnels and stations.

Gamesa Plants Could Create 800 Jobs in Leith

Gamesa wind turbine

Giant wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa is planning to establish two plants in Leith with the creation of "about 800 jobs."

Edinburgh To Become "Super-Connected City"

Edinburgh is one of ten UK cities set to share £100m to introduce ultra-fast broadband and wifi through the city, Chancellor George Osborne announced today in his budget.

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.

Local Fair Trade Winners Honoured

The winners of this year's Edinburgh Lord Provost Fair Trade Awards were revealed at a fair trade brunch earlier today.

Edinburgh To Be H.Q. of Green Investment Bank

View NE from Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh and London have been chosen as the joint locations for the government's new Green Investment Bank (GIB). The bank will be initially funded with £3bn of public money to invest in renewable energy projects.

Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle Top Attractions List

NMS Opening: Crowds in the Grand Gallery

The newly refurbished National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh was the most visited attraction outside of London in 2011, according to figures published by The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) today.

National Galleries Buy Titian's Diana and Callisto For £45m

Titian's Callisto and Diana

The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) and the National Gallery in London made a surprise announcement today that Titian’s masterpiece Diana and