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Edinburgh News: environment


Floral Clock Celebrates RIAS Centenary

Floral Clock - RIAS - 2016

Edinburgh’s floral clock is up and running, just in time for festival season, including this weekend's festivities at the Edinburgh J

BBC's "Gardener's Question Time" Joins Botanic's Summer Party

Flower yellow

BBC Radio 4's popular gardening programme Gardener's Question Time will be recording its next show at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh's Summer Garden Party this afternoon.

Scottish Election 2016 by Numbers

Candidates from all political parties are making a final push today, the eve of the Scottish Parliament Election 2016.

Scientist Chris Rapley Puts Climate Change Centre Stage

Chris Rapley

Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at the University College of London, was awarded the

Scotland Says Goodbye to Coal Power

Scottish Power: Longannet

The last coal-fired power station in Scotland shuts down today.

Seasons in Colour - Botanic Lights 2015

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Following its extraordinary inaugural success last year when it attracted over 23,000 visitors and won ‘Best Large Event’ at the Scottish Events Awards, Botanic Lights<

Video: Cockenzie Power Station Demolition

Today a piece of Edinburgh's local landscape was transformed with the demolition of the two 500-foot towers of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station in East Lothian.

Video: Rap Guide to Climate Chaos - What's Beef?

Here's a teaser for the Fringe show Rap Guide to Climate Chaos.

The RSNO Takes the Train

Scotrail and RSNO

Musicians from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) are being encouraged to leave the car and take the train to concerts across Scotland.

21st Edinburgh Mela Programme Announced

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The full programme for the 21st Edinburgh Mela launched today, offering its usual enticing mix of world music, dance, interactive craft sessions and a smorgasbord o