FoET Group meeting / ethics of “synthetic biology” debate

Regular group meeting, including a presentation and discussion on an interdisciplinary student project which is investigating the development and use of a genetically modified material to neutralise the toxins in blue-green algae.  Read more in this post. Open to non-members.  Final details of …

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Beachwatch 2013 – beach cleans in Dundee & Angus

If you enjoy visiting attractive clean beaches, you can help with the annual Beachwatch beach clean.  Choose the time and place that suits you best over the weekend. Full details on this page. …

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FoET Local Group Meeting

Our regular monthly meeting.  Discussion will focus on the biomass campaign and the Courier debate planned for 1 May.  See details in this post. Newcomers are welcome to come along to our meetings.  Please phone 01382 732457 for more details. The venue is on the No 5 bus route. …

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Next FoE Tayside Local Group Meeting

This is the first Local Group meeting since our successful AGM at the end of February, where we were pleased to welcome a number of new members.  Biomass, air quality, local recycling facilities, and volunteering, will all be on the agenda. …

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Stiglitz on Alternatives to GDP

Here's something different for your lunchbreak next Wednesday - Joseph Stiglitz advising the Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee on Alternatives to GDP.  The session can be viewed as it happens from 1-2 pm at http://www.scottishparliament.c.bowtietv.net/committee1.wmv.asx and …

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Chasing Ice

There is to be a showing of the film Chasing Ice at DCA next Sunday, 24th Feb at 6pm. This is a documentary using time-lapse cameras to show the effects of climate change on glaciers, with stunning photography.  You can watch a trailer for the film here – http://chasingice.co.uk And to book …

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AGM

Come and meet new Friends of the Earth Scotland Director, Richard Dixon, and discuss the organisation’s priorities. The next Group meeting will be the AGM, to be held on 27 February 2013, at 7 pm. Richard Dixon, the new Director of FoE Scotland will be speaking about the draft strategy for the …

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