Climate Week (Monday 18 - Friday 22 September 2017) aims to raise awareness of and inspire action on climate change. Take part in one of a number of events happening across campus.
The University of Edinburgh is participating in Climate Week 2017 - see below for a list of free events happening on campus.
Want to know more?
Read student Grace Ferris' blog on what being sustainable means to her during Climate Week
Transition Edinburgh: launch of "Pathways to zero carbon Edinburgh"
Tuesday 19 September, 6 - 8pm
Room G.0X, 50 George Square
Transition Edinburgh is a community-led organisation that strives for a greener, fairer, healthier and more resilient Edinburgh. Staff and students are warmly invited to the public launch of a new resource to illustrate how Edinburgh could achieve zero carbon by 2040. Refreshments provided.
Screening of "Power to Change"
Wednesday 20 September, 6 - 8:30pm
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
Can our entire energy supply do without fossil fuels and nuclear power? This multi-award-winning film takes the audience on a journey through the world of renewable energy sources and meets the individuals fighting for a wholly-sustainable energy supply.
Plant a pot and grow herbs with the Vegetarian Society
Wednesday 20 September, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Room 2.06, Appleton Tower
Veg Soc will be hosting a drop-in session to highlight the importance of growing your own food and shopping locally in order to reduce your carbon footprint. Come along and paint a biodegradable plant pot, plant some seeds and take your finished product away with you.There will be refreshments and great company, and a chance to learn more about the society!
Friday night film: "Demain" with Learning for Sustainability Scotland / 2050 Climate Group
Friday 22 September, 6 - 8:30pm
Screening room, 50 George Square
See the Facebook event page for more details.
If you know of a Climate Week event at the University that is not listed here, drop us an email at SRS.Department@ed.ac.uk.