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Scottish Power want to build a gas-fired power station at Cockenzie, to the east of Edinburgh, which does not meet the demands of carbon capture according to the three environmental groups who are objecting to the plans. Rob Edwards writes in The Herald about this, but you can read it on his blog
A Rob Edwards article in The Herald. Rob Edwards, an Edinburgh journalist writes in The Herald about the loopholes in emissions targets and the effect on businesses....
ROB EDWARDS WRITES   IN THE HERALD ABOUT THE HUMAN PRICE OF OIL EXTRACTION You can read his story about the First Nation people who are dying from cancer in Alberta and allege that there is a connection to the extraction of oil there. Their representatives brought the fight to The Royal Bank of Scotland in Stirling on...
South Leith Parish Church in Henderson Street, Edinburgh has been given an award for being an eco-congregation. They have been working hard to cut carbon emissions from the church and associated buildings, as well as undertaking other activities to reduce the carbon footprint of the church and its members. South Leith is an active organisation. They have a lot going on...
Two Edinburgh companies, Artemis Intelligent Power Limited and Aquamarine Power have been chosen as two of the UK's best growing Clean Tech companies to attend The Clean and Cool Mission in San Francisco, where they will showcase their companies and their technologies and work to start opening their businesses up to an international market. Clean and Cool Mission 2010, ...
Wave energy developer Aquamarine Power received a major boost when it secured £5.1 million of public funding to support the manufacture of its second generation wave energy device, Oyster 2, which will be manufactured later this year for testing at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney (EMEC) in 2011. Aquamarine Power received the grant from the Marine Renewables Proving...
Police are appealing for witnesses who may have information regarding the movements of a silver-coloured family car around unclassified roads (which could include single or forestry tracks) around the central area of the Argyll Forest, including the Rest and Be Thankful. Specifically, they want to hear from anyone who may have seen a silver-coloured car sometime between 1pm - 3.30pm,...

Update #1

Four days after phoning Nintendo a letter arrived detailing the funeral of the recently deceased Wii. Along with the address label to have it posted off to was a glossy sheet that explained in near Blue Peter style how to box up and send off the faulty console. The instructions are easy to follow but several additional items are required....
Grant, who played 14 games for the club, is a former Scotland age-grade internationalist who has gone on to win Scotland A honours and who has also represented the Army. Ryan Grant Edinburgh head coach Rob Moffat said: “Due to injury and the very good form of both Allan Jacobsen and Kyle Traynor at loose-head, Ryan has had...

Julia Donaldson

This is a virtual event and you have to register for it in advance. According to the Trust the preparations for it have been going on for quite some time now. Kate, the new children’s programme assistant, has been busy making signs with animal noises for the event, and they have had to make sure that the Gruffalo will find...

Fruitmarket Gallery

In 2008, a first version of his new film, Double Take, took the Basel Art Fair by storm. This exhibition will be the first British gallery showing of Double Take which, like Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, is a montage of found film, television and documentary footage, and a complex mix of meanings and counter-meanings. A riveting portrayal of the Cold War era...
Confirmed speakers include: Professor Bruce Spiegelman, Professor of Cell Biology and Medicine, Harvard Medical School. This high-level interdisciplinary meeting will review contemporary findings in the obesity-diabetes ‘epidemic’ and discuss the implications for future developments. The symposium will cover topics including epidemiology and genetics, disease mechanisms, novel imaging approaches, and new therapies, with the intention of horizon-scanning rather than reiterating what...
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