Pole to Paris

A breakfast forum which will include presentations by Pole to Paris organisers as well as individuals from science, business and environmental backgrounds, including Tom Ballentine, Chair of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland.
This event will be followed by a fun run leaving from the ECCI building at around 11am.
This event will signify the beginning of the UK relay run and we are encouraging as many people as possible to join in. The route will take the runners through the streets of Edinburgh (about 3-5km).

Green Home Energy Week

See for yourself how achievable energy efficiency can be.
Green Home Energy Week is a week-long event, showcasing energy efficient homes. Taking place across Scotland from 5 to 13 September, inspirational homeowners are opening their doors to share and chat about their energy efficiency experiences. To find out more about open homes and events in your area join us to see for yourself this September.

John Ashton on Fracking: For whom, at what cost?

The prospect of fracking for shale gas (and other unconventional forms of extraction) at an industrial scale looms over much of the UK. It is pitting communities against aggressive corporate and financial interests that have bet on its success, as well as their political backers. It threatens to deepen already serious national divisions and is putting local authorities in an impossible position. Our democratic systems are cracking under the strain.


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