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Online Event: Looking to 2050 – how will climate change affect Scotland?

13 October 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

- Free

What will Scotland look like in 2050? By then, after decades of anthropogenic climate change, there will be obvious effects of increased sea level and coastal erosion, and probably more rainfall and flooding, and rising groundwater. Meeting the Scottish Government target to reduce Scotland’s emissions of all greenhouse gases to net-zero by 2045 (at the latest) will also change Scotland and how we live. How will we generate electricity, heat our houses and travel around? In what innovative ways might our cities, towns and rural areas adapt to reduce carbon emissions? Will we use warm water from coal mines? Spread crushed rock on fields to soak up CO2? Store compressed air?

Premiered at the Edinburgh Science Festival in 2021, this online event brings together a panel of students from the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh so that you can hear first-hand from geologists in the front line of researching geological aspects of climate change, and aims to promote a positive, forward-looking discussion of how Scotland will adapt to climate change and contribute to solutions.

Organised by the Edinburgh Geological Society.

Free, booking essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/looking-to-2050-how-will-climate-change-affect-scotland-tickets-167237524939


Suitable for adults and young peopleLevel of prior knowledge - beginnerLocation - onlineSubject Area - Climate Change


An event in the Scottish Geology Festival, organised by the Scottish Geology Trust.
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Details

Date:
13 October 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Online Event

Organiser

Edinburgh Geological Society
Phone:
01315555488
Email:
promotion@edinburghgeolsoc.org
View Organiser Website

Details

Date:
13 October 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Online Event

Organiser

Edinburgh Geological Society
Phone:
01315555488
Email:
promotion@edinburghgeolsoc.org
View Organiser Website
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