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COP ("Conference of Parties") 26, the climate summit that was due to go ahead in Glasgow in November, has been postponed until 2021 as the world st

Eighties synth-rock singer Annie Lennox is the designer behind this year’s climate-themed First Minister’s Christmas card.

PM Boris Johnson is back in Westminster with a resounding majority of 80 seats for the Conservatives and the SNP have enhanced its dominance north

The candidates standing in Edinburgh's five constituencies in the UK Parliamentary Election on 12 December have been announced.

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood. The festival pulls together talks, debates, film screenings, music, food, and exhibitions.

The 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival launched the “most international programme in its history” today, with authors from over 60 countries coming

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

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".

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+.

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