WWF Scotland’s Earth Hour has now become a firm fixture in the calendar for March devoted to raising awareness of the threat of climate change.
The annual switch off sees a host of the world’s most beloved and well-known landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Sydney Opera House and the Houses of Parliament […]
In Scotland we are very fortunate to have such a rich and diverse built heritage. In fact, there are around 47,000 listed structures spread throughout the country, ranging from medieval castles to modernist 1980’s buildings.
Listing a building is a way of recognising it has some form of architectural or historical interest that is of […]
Sixth time is a charm they say – especially in the context of Oscar nominations and Leonardo Dicaprio, who after years of waiting finally walked away with a coveted golden statue for his performance in The Revenant.
Here on the Climate Change blog, we don’t tend to venture into the world of entertainment, and I […]
In Scotland, you are never more than 50 or so miles from the sea. It is unsurprising that we are therefore an inherently coastal nation, with over 10,000 km of coastline (if you include the near 800 islands) making up approximately 11 to 12% of the total European coastline. Today, the Scottish coast is home […]
Its official: 2015 was warm. In fact, 2015 was the warmest year ever recorded, coming in around + 0.75°C above the long-term average. If you change the average baseline of 1961-1990, to a pre-industrial period of 1850-1900, then 2015 was around + 1°C warmer. Quite remarkable figures.
The reasons for such unprecedented global […]
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