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Message from Grassroots Climate Exchange: We have so much power we have to change things for the better
written by Ric Lander on April 8, 2011
Transition Edinburgh University, with the help of scores of partner organisations, speakers, and volunteers, hosted Grassroots Climate Exchange on the 18 and 19 of March.
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 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 Ric Lander on December 20, 2010
Grassroots Climate Exchange: Universities, Colleges and the Green Transition
Friday 18 – Saturday 19 March 2011 at the University of Edinburgh
How can staff and students make the necessary changes to achieve a low carbon world? Inspired by student groups, students’ associations, and the growing Transition movement, colleges and universities are leading the way. In March 2011 we will gather in Edinburgh to share practical-action solutions to climate change.
written by Sion Lanini on November 21, 2010
Hurray for European Week for Waste Reduction! Find out how you can reduce waste at these events happening throughout the city:
written by Alice O'Rourke on November 11, 2010
Please not that this event is now sold out – exciting news! Despite the weather the local veg feast shall go on thanks to some angelic individuals. If you were hoping to come but haven’t got a ticket there may be a shall number available on the door due to no shows, these will be sold on a first come first served basis.
This Month’s Green Drinks is going to something a little different and looks to be rather special…
written by Caro Overy on October 18, 2010
This weekend it’s the UK’s biggest gathering of students taking action on world poverty, human rights and the environment: Shared Planet 2010 at the University of Birmingham, 5-7 November.
written by Olga Bloemen on October 14, 2010
Last Thursday saw CINECO Film Festival’s third screening, the documentary “Beyond the Tipping Point” by the young researcher Stefan Skrimshire who came over from Manchester. It was a search for the foundations of action and inaction towards tackling climate change. For once, it was not about that we should act but about why we act or not act.
written by Ric Lander on October 6, 2010
Ever worried about global problems? Not sure there’s anything you can do?
Edinburgh Sustainability Week is a week of events and activities for everyone at the University of Edinburgh to come together to make a difference on health, development, environment and social justice.
written by Rosie Sullivan on September 15, 2010
Potterow | Friday 1st October 12.30-5pm
Roll up roll up, for the University of Edinburgh’s first Harvest Festival (in a very long time)…