Tag: research

  • After 160 years Central Scotland has had enough

    After 160 years Central Scotland has had enough Ric Lander, 11th June 2013. Originally published in Perspectives Magazine and on Bright Green. The central belt’s fossil-fuel industrialists: James ‘Paraffin’ Young; John (Lord) Browne, BP; Mark Lappin, Dart Energy. When new technology offers us great promise – and the new gas boom certainly does, offering up […]

  • RBS AGM: the Report Shareholders Won’t See

    RBS AGM: the Report Shareholders Won’t See

    Loans to renewables dwarfed by oil and gas in Q4 2011 and Q1 2012 Taxpayer-funded RBS loans undermine Government climate policy No sign of change since Government bail-out As private shareholders gather for the RBS Annual General Meeting in Gogarburn today, there will be an elephant in the room. Majority shareholder, the UK Government, whose portion is […]

  • Can Film Inspire Personal Change?

    Can Film Inspire Personal Change?

    Can Film Inspire Personal Change? Insights from research with Take One Action Film Festivals Take One Action has been finding out about what kinds of films inspire people to take action in their lives. Workshops held after three climate change screenings asked audience members how films made them feel and how connected they felt to […]

  • Reducing the climate impact of the Edinburgh University community

    Reducing the climate impact of the Edinburgh University community

    The University of Edinburgh’s radical carbon reduction project ‘Transition Edinburgh University’ published a broad ranging report considering potential carbon reduction measures and giving the first comprehensive view of a university population’s carbon footprint. Findings of the study, edited by Ric Lander and Oliver Cooper, were published in the Guardian on 8 December 2009 (‘How One […]