People and Planet weekly email #5: GREEN WEEK!

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People and Planet weekly email #5: GREEN WEEK!

Postby Rodeta (Neus) » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:01 pm

>>Monday 8th February

* 11:45am – Meet outside teviot for a critical mass cycle ride, to promote
green week! Do it.

* Back to the Future: How old will you be in 2050? Workshop,
12-5pm, Dining Room, Teviot Row House, Bristo Square, with free food
and drink. Click for more info:
[http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/97]

* OLD HAT BOOKS, a Radical Book and Hat Library, based in the Front of Room
at the Forest Cafè. The Library is full of Radical Books and Hats which anyone
can borrow.
The Library is collectively run and anyone can get involved, 4-8pm.

* Hopenhagen or Brokenhagen? Student Witnesses to the UN Climate
Talks, talk, 7-9pm, Chaplaincy Auditorium, Bristo Square. Click for
more info: [http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/99]

* Showing of ‘Yes Men 1’, 6pm in the Wee Red, Lounge in the Art College. A
fantastic film about two men taking on the world of corporate greed.

>>Tuesday 9th February

* Bike Doctor: fix your bike for free, 4-6pm, outside JMC Centre,
Pollock Halls.

* "The Age of Stupid" plus short films "Eat the Suburbs" and "The
Story of Cap and Trade", 6-10pm, Lecture Theatre 3, Appleton Tower
followed by free refreshments. Click for more info:
[http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/101]

* Campaigning societies meeting, 6pm, Teviot Middle reading room, to discuss
with the Journal and the Student about a weekly ‘campaigning societies’
column.


>>Wednesday 10th February

* 10:10 @ Fair Trade Café, 12-2pm, Chaplaincy Auditorium, Bristo Square.

* Allotment Society's Winter Wonderland, 12.30-3pm, Allotments,
Kings Buildings, meet by the Darwin Building. Click for more info:
[http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/102]

* The Big Switch, 2pm outside JMC Centre, Pollock Halls.

* People and Planet Planning meeting: 2:30pm-4:30pm. Planning for a better
world, via Fairtrade, Ditch Dirty Development campaign, Reclaim research
campaign, Motions at the EUSA AGM.

* OLD HAT BOOKS, a Radical Book and Hat Library, based in the Front of Room
at the Forest Cafè. The Library is full of Radical Books and Hats which anyone
can borrow.
The Library is collectively run and anyone can get involved, 4-8pm.

* Launch of City Car Club @ Pollock for Students, 5pm outside JMC
Centre (for staff launch see Thurs), Pollock Halls.

* Cabbage Crudité Ambassador? Foods, Frolics and Folk, home made
good food, music and fun. Be there from 7-9.30pm, Quaker Meeting
House, Victoria Terrace. Click for more info:
[http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/104]


>>Thursday 11th February

* Tea with the Hearty Squirrel, 10am-6pm, Solidarity Goods, Guthrie Street.

* 10:10 DIY Fair, make your own 2010!, 11am-4pm, Lounge/Middle Bar,
Teviot Row House, Bristo Square, with free food and drink. Click for
more info: [http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/106]

* Launch of City Car Club @ Pollock for Staff, 12-2pm, Reception,
Pollock Halls.

* Big Green Makeover workshop, 2-3pm, meet at 10:10 DIY Fair (see above).

* Our Global Challenges: The Role of Civil Society After
Copenhagen. Panel discussion chaired by Professor Martin J. Siegert,
Assistant Principal for Energy and Climate Change, with refreshments.
5.45pm to start at 6.15pm, Playfair Library, Old College. Click for
more info: [http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/108]


>>Friday 12th February

* "Home" film showing and discussion, 6301, JCMB, 12-2pm. Click for
more info: [http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/110]

* Valentines Party! featuring fire juggler, dance performers, DJs
and live music, £3 proceeds to the Land Trust, Napier Students
Association Bar, 12 Merchiston Place. Click for more info.


>>Saturday 13th February

* Alleycat: Cycling Treasure Hunt, 2pm, meet outside Teviot Row
House, Bristo Square. Click for more info:
[http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/111]

* OLD HAT BOOKS, a Radical Book and Hat Library, based in the Front of Room
at the Forest Cafè. The Library is full of Radical Books and Hats which anyone
can borrow.
The Library is collectively run and anyone can get involved, 4-8pm.

>>Sunday 14th February

* Valentines' Walk, 10.30am, meet outside the Main Library, George Square.

* Carbon Speed Dating: matchmaking with a 10:10 twist!,
registration from 8pm, bar open till midnight, Lounge/Middle Bar,
Tevoit Row House, Bristo Square. Click for more info:
[http://www.transitionedinburghuni.org.uk/node/113]

*************************************************************************
Must read:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/b ... -chocolate
Must play: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vwZAkfLKK8
Must watch: http://www.ted.com/talks/jaime_lerner_s ... _city.html

Blue skies,

Dan

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Re: People and Planet weekly email #5: GREEN WEEK!

Postby Jane » Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:18 pm

Rodeta (Neus) wrote: * Back to the Future: How old will you be in 2050? Workshop,
12-5pm, Dining Room, Teviot Row House, Bristo Square, with free food
and drink.


oh the things to learn!
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