Category Archives: Environment

The environmental and social consequences of extracting marginal sources of fuel

Rob Edwards is a highly respected freelance journalist specialising in environmental issues. He is the environment editor of the Sunday Herald, writes for the Guardian, and the co-author of three books on nuclear power. More at

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Report of James Hansen’s Presentation to the 2012 Edinburgh Science Festival

Chaired by Bill Donaldson the team will report on James Hansen’s award of the Edinburgh Medal at the 2012 Edinburgh Science Festival. Tom Strathdee will describe Hansen’s remarkable career which, as early as 1988, included telling a Senate Committee that … Continue reading


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The world’s forests and their future

Dr. Patenaude is a lecturer in forest and carbon management in the Department of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interest is in the political and operational implementation of international forestry regimes (incl. REDD+). She has contributed to … Continue reading

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