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written by Irina Nedelcu on March 23, 2011
Don’t miss the chance to become a Carbon Conversations Facilitator. Sign up for the 2 day Carbon Conversations Facilitator Training 9-10 April 2011 in Central Scotland
written by Irina Nedelcu on March 22, 2011
Great news for all of Edinburgh’s cycle enthusiasts: every available bike path in and around Edinburgh is now pinned on the Innertube map.
written by Irina Nedelcu on March 21, 2011
Energy Saving Scotland is running a free insulation scheme commissioned by Edinburgh Council for the Newington area.
written by Irina Nedelcu on March 17, 2011
Winners for The Young Scottish Green List have been announced and Transition Edinburgh University is proud to have its very own representative among them: hooray for Ric Lander!
written by Rosie Sullivan on March 16, 2011
With over 600 bags sold,100s of recipes shared, Whitmuir farm visited and many a belly happily filled with seasonal local veg, it’s time to celebrate the successes of the Veg Bag and pass over the gauntlet to new celeriac brains. We want to say a big THANK YOU to all our supporters and invite you to our Veg Bag handover party.
written by Irina Nedelcu on March 14, 2011
Transition Edinburgh University will host an Energy Saving Advice Clinic in support of this year’s WWF Earth Hour.
written by Justina on March 10, 2011
The end of the second term is quickly approaching. Transition Travel Team surely has something to offer if you and your friends want to have some extraordinary fun to celebrate the end of school year!
written by Ric Lander on March 8, 2011
18-19 March is fast approaching with two packed days of knowledge sharing and inspiring workshops on climate action, and the chance to meet with specialists who have designed and implemented innovative low carbon, life changing programmes.
It’s gonna be a great couple of days!
The programme is now live with details of all 30 workshops, and headline speakers including the champions of the Scottish Young Green List, and Andrew Chamberlain, Director of Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges Scotland and Eva Schonveld, Coordinator of Transition Scotland Support.
If you or your friends or colleagues haven’t registered for free yet there are just a few spaces left, so make sure you get to http://grassrootsclimate.eventbrite.com now.
See you next week!
Ric Lander, Alice O’Rourke and Caro Overy
Organising Team, Grassroots Climate Exchange 2011
written by Rosie Sullivan on March 7, 2011
Introduction to Growing Your Own Veg with the Allotment and Permaculture Society
9th March | Kings Building Allotment | 12-2pm
Spring is coming and veg needs to be grown. Not sure where to start? Handily the Allotment Society will be running a workshop in seed propagating and the basics of growing your own veg! Seeds and compost and many a skilled gardener’s mind to pick are all included, just bring some tubs if you want to take some plants back to grow on your windowsill. All free and all welcome!
written by Olga Bloemen on March 4, 2011
More than a week ago, I got back from a conference weekend in the lovely little town of Winchester, mouth fully named: “For People and Planet: Not Profit and Self-Destruction. Can Universities make the move towards, or even lead ‘transition’?. The speakers, panel debates and small group discussions evolved around the following question: what role can, and should, UK universities play in times of climate change, approaching peak oil and, more generally, a broken social and economic system?