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Free bus travel for young people in Scotland

All residents of Scotland under the age of 22 will become eligible for free bus travel from January 31. The free bus travel will have conditions similar to those on offer for those with disabilities or who are over 60, who have been entitled to free coach and local bus travel since 2006. A small […]

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Football acknowledges its footprint

On the 19th of September 2021, the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium made history by hosting the first-ever carbon neutral football match, a game which saw Chelsea beat Tottenham 3-0. The climate crisis continues to worsen. With the hole in the ozone layer now bigger than Antarctica, it appears that only serious action from all levels of […]

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COP26: All eyes on Scotland after years of anticipation

In the coming weeks, Glasgow will play host to world leaders as they meet to agree further steps to be taken to combat the climate crisis. The Conference of Parties (COP) is a decision-making body associated with the United Nations’ efforts to slow climate change, with this year’s summit (COP26) taking place between 31 October […]

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The University launches £1 million climate change fund

Ahead of COP26, the University has launched a climate change fund in partnership with the Royal Bank of Scotland for Scottish firms and businesses. The scheme aims to “empower Scottish companies” through teaching and training. The University’s Edinburgh Climate Change Institute (ECCI) is attempting to work in partnership with “business banking specialists” in order to […]