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Ten Years of Community Energy

 Scottish Communities Lead The Way

 

 

Whitelee Windfarm Video

 

Week 8 – Go with the Wind from Gavin Hopkins on Vimeo.

New Hybrid Ferry Launched on the Clyde

First commercial ship built on the Clyde for five years

Hallaig the first of two cutting edge ‘hybrid’ ferries, and the first of its kind in the world, was launched at Ferguson Shipbuilders, Port Glasgow, earlier this week by Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. We think this video captures the historic event perfectly.

 

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 Previous articles about the  hybrid ferries project

 

 

A Message From Doha

For  ‘Spanner’ and all the deniers who are threatening our future

Naderev Saño, the lead negotiator of the Philippines delegation, breaks down halfway through his prepared statement at the COP18 climate talks in Doha yesterday.

Saño was speaking about the 16th typhoon to hit the Philippines this year which killed hundreds of people. He appealed to the world: ‘no more delays, no more excuses’



Chasing Ice

Astonishing time lapse documentary by former sceptic shows the rapidly vanishing Arctic on film

Acclaimed photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change. But through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet. In Chasing Ice, Balog deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate.

 

 

A sceptic converted:

 

Scottish screenings:

Thursday 27 Dec to Monday 31 Dec

Filmhouse, Edinburgh
Thu 27 Dec 18:00
Fri 28 Dec 16:10 20:45
Sat 29 Dec 18:0
Sun 30 Dec 18:00
Mon 31 Dec 15:45

 

Sunday 13 January – Tuesday 15th January:

Glasgow Film Theatre

 

Tuesday 22nd January

Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Dumfries

 

Saturday 9th February

Adam Smith Theatere, Kircaldy

 

If you know of any other screenings in Scotland please add them in a comment.