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Conference Talks

    The climate change mitigation potential of tackling global food waste Sustainable Intensification: The pathway to low carbon farming?, Edinburgh (September 2013)

    Greenhouse gas fluxes in managed ecosystems: threats and opportunities European Geophysical Union, Keynote, Vienna (April 2013)

    Microbes as Climate Engineers Society for Applied Microbiology, Royal Society, London (January 2012)

    Microbes and Methane Mitigation Methane Hack, Keynote, Geological Society of London (December 2011)

    Methane and Climate Change MethaneNet Keynote, Open University (March 2011)

    Managing land use and climate change The Oatridge Conference, ScotGrow, Oatridge College (November 2009)

    Communicating the European Nitrogen Challenge European Nitrogen Assessment, Brussels (September 2009)

    Climate Change Science and the Failure of Kyoto Perspectives on post-Kyoto Climate Change, Edinburgh (October 2008)

    Microbes as Climate Engineers Society for General Microbiology, Edinburgh (March 2008)

    Novel Quantification of Methane Emission from a Constructed Wetland Agriculture and the Environment, SAC SEPA Biennial Conference, Edinburgh (March 2008)

    Indirect N2O Emissions from Agriculture NitroEurope Conference, Ghent (February 2008)

    Local Government and Climate Change Sustainable Scotland Network Conference (November 2007)

    Tackling Climate Change in the Urban Jungle Natural History Museum (July 2007)

    Nitrogen pollution swapping in a constructed wetland Plenary, 15th N Workshop, Lleida, Spain (May 2007)

    Climate Change In Scotland British Council Western Europe and North America Conference, Edinburgh (May 2007)

    Communicating the Uncertainties of Climate Change Plenary Talk, BA and Royal Society Science Communication Conference, London (May 2007)

    Changing Climate Change Creative Science Communication, Edinburgh Science Festival and British Council (April 2007)

    Climate Change: the causes and effects SCIS Geography Conference, Edinburgh (February 2007)

    Is the UK doing enough to tackle climate change? Natural History Museum (July 2006)

    Climate Change: recent developments and communication SPU Teachers' Conference (July 2006)

    Climate Change: the greatest challenge facing Scotland and the world? Royal Society of Edinburgh ( 2005), includes video of lecture

    Indirect N2O Emissions Fourth International Symposium on Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases, Utrecht, the Netherlands (July 2005)

    Revising the indirect N2O emission factor GANE, Heriot-Watt University, UK (2003)

    Pollution Swapping (Work Group Leader). 'Controlling Nitrogen Flows and Losses', 12th Nitrogen Workshop, Exeter, UK (2003)

    Indirect N2O emissions from agriculture. GANE, Nottingham, UK (2002)

    Impact of Land-use on the Soil Methane Sink Ecological Dynamics and Genes, BES/NERC, Oxford, UK (2001)

    Physical Determinants of Methane Oxidation in a Temperate Soil Sixth International Conference on Air-Surface Exchange of Gases and Particles, Edinburgh, UK (2000)

    Impact of tree species on methane oxidation potentials Ecological Dynamics and Genes, London, UK (1999)


Government

    The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report and Implications for Scotland. Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee. Scottish Parliament (Nov 2013)

    Microbes and Climate Change. House of Lords (Oct 2010)

    Carbon Management in the Scottish Parliament. Scottish Parliament (Feb 2010)

    Scotland at COP-15 Scottish Parliament (Dec 2009)

    Holyrood Climate Change Debate: MSc Carbon Management Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee (March 2009)

    Inquiry into the Future of the UK Water Sector All Party Parliamentary Water Group (January 2008) [Written evidence]

    Climate Change: The Citizen's Agenda Eighth Report of session 2006-2007. House of Commons Environment Committee Inquiry (September 2007)

    The IPCC 4th Assessment Report: an Overview Scottish Parliament Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee (August 2007) [Oral evidence]

    Climate Change: The Citizen's Agenda House of Commons Environment Committee Inquiry (December 2006) [Written and oral evidence]

    European Commission?s Green Paper on a Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy Policy Scottish Parliament (2006) [Written evidence]


Business, Schools and Institution Lectures

    Climate change - evidence versus controversy Glow, Education Scotland (January 2012)

    Standing Up for Science Royal Society of Edinburgh (November 2010)

    Climate Change: the Solutions. Our Changing World, University of Edinburgh (October 2010).

    Climate change and Edinburgh. Carlyle Circle, University of Edinburgh (June 2010)

    Climate science and policy outlook. Stop Climate Chaos AGM (June 2010)

    Climate change and Edinburgh. Carlyle Circle, Royal Society (May 2010)

    Climate science and the media. Science Media Centre, Edinburgh (March 2010)

    The Road Beyond Copenhagen Royal Meteorological Society (March 2010)

    Climate science and the media. Science Media Centre, Edinburgh (March 2010)

    Standing Up for Science Royal Society of Edinburgh (November 2009)

    Your Planet Needs You! Winchburgh Primary School, Scotland (June 2009)

    Microbes and Climate Change. Interdisciplinary Microbiology Group, University of Edinburgh (April 2009)

    The Anthropocene, with Mark Lynas and Jan Bebbington, National Geographic and Fairmont (April 2009)

    Biospheric Carbon Management Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh (February 2009)

    Standing Up for Science Royal Society of Edinburgh (November 2008)

    RCUK Climate Change in the Classroom Science Learning Centre, Durham (July 2008)

    Climate Change Begins in School Dumbarton Academy, National Science and Engineering Week (March 2008)

    Your Country Needs You Northern Ireland Schools Climate Change Day, W5, Belfast (February 2008)

    Climate Change: Impacts and Mitigation Scottish Climate Change Business Development Group (February 2008)

    Climate Change Begins at Home James Clerk Maxwell Lecture series 2008, Edinburgh Academy (January 2008)

    Schools Climate Change Conference Keynote, Edinburgh Zoo (September 2007)

    YoungEdinburgh Climate Change Conference Edinburgh City Halls (June 2007)

    Climate Change, the Science and Mitigation Liverpool College (April 2007)

    Greening Gillespie's Climate change seminar, James Gillespie High School, Edinburgh (April 2007)

    Climate Change Day, Lewisham The Sydenham School, London (March 2007)

    Climate Change Goes to School National Science Week events at Winchburgh and Low Port Primary Schools, Scotland (March 2007)

    Climate Change: Science and Solutions Royal Dublin Society and British Council Ireland (March 2007)

    The Science of Climate Change The Sacred Heart School, Harrow (September 2006)

    Communicating Climate Change Nature Publishing Group, London (September 2006)

    The Science of Climate Change Castle and Marlwood Secondary Schools, Thornbury Arts Festival (April 2005)


Festivals and Public Events

    Bugs, drugs and Rock 'n Roll Edinburgh International Science Festival (April 2012)

    Microbes and Climate Change Cheltenham Science Festival (June 2011)

    Bugs, Bombs and Blooms: Why Nitrogen isn't Dull Edinburgh International Science Festival (April 2011)

    RSE Climate Change Inquiry Royal Society of Edinburgh (May 2010)

    Your Planet Needs You! Edinburgh International Science Festival (April 2010)

    Tackling Climate Change Edinburgh (January 2009)

    Climate Change Begins at Home Public Meeting, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Linlithgow (March 2008)

    The Big Green Challenge NESTA, Edinburgh (December 2007)

    Climate Change Begins at Home Wigtown Book Festival, Wigtown (October 2007)

    What cliff? The tipping points of climate change BA Science Festival, York (September 2007)

    The Outsider Festival Can We Walk Our Green Talk? Rothiemurchus, Scotland (June 2007)

    Life in 2020 Centre for Life, Newcastle (June 2007)

    Carbon Neutral Biggar Climate change science and mitigation, Biggar, Scottish Borders (April 2007)

    Busting the Myths of Climate Change Edinburgh Science Festival (April 2007)

    Green Houses: Carbon Free Living? National Science Week, Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh (March 2007)

    Climate Change Begins at Home Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh (October 2006)

    Climate Change Festival Victoria University, Wellington, NZ [via video link](November 2006)

    The Morality and Mitigation of Climate Change Edinburgh International Book Festival (August 2006)

    Who's Climate is it Anyway? Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh Festival of Politics (August 2006)

    Climate Change Begins at Home Royal Institution (July 2006)

    Climate Change Begins at Home Cheltenham Science Festival (June 2006)

    Climate Change Begins at Home Bristol Festival of Nature (June 2006)

    Climate Change Begins at Home BBC Radio Cambridgeshire and Cambridge Science Festival (March 2006). To see a video of this talk click here.


British Council

    Climate Change in Mexico and the World British Council Mexico [via video link] (June 2009)

    Climate Change Begins at Home British Council Philippines [via video link](June 2008)

    The Ugly Truths of Climate Change Edinburgh Science Festival with Quentin Cooper (BBC) and British Council (March 2008)

    Climate Change Begins at Home Cafe Scientifique with British Council Greece and British Council Serbia [via video link](December 2007)

    Are we at risk from a >1m global sea level rise? Videoconference with Martin Siegert (speaker) and British Council Russia (February 2007)

    Climate Change: Cafe Scientifique British Council Malaysia and British Council Singapore [via video link](January 2007)

    Climate Change Begins at Home Cafe Scientifique with British Council Slovakia and British Council Poland [via video link](November 2006)

    Climate Change Begins at Home British Council Northern Ireland and University of Ulster, Coleraine (September 2006)

    Climate Change Cafe Scientifique British Council Yemen, British Council Oman, British Council Bahrain, British Council UAE and British Council Kuwait [via video link](March 2006)

    Climate change: the science and the politics British Council Scotland, British Council Russia and British Council Nigeria [via video link](February 2006)

    Cafe Scientifique: Climate change science and policy British Council Ukraine and British Council Hungary [via video link](November 2005)

    Climate Change and Citizenship British Council Scotland, British Council Lithuania and British Council Malawi [via video link](September 2005)

    Cafe Scientifique: Zero Carbon City British Council Germany (May 2005)


Exhibitions

    Our Future: Climate Change Centre for Life, Newcastle (June 2007 onwards)

    Climate Change Science and ImpactsVideo interview, Scottish Seabird Centre (2006 onwards)

    ClimateWatchers. BA Science Festival Dublin, Ireland (September 2005)

    ClimateWatchers. National Science Week 2005, St Andrews University (March 2005)

    ClimateWatchers. Oatridge College (2005)

    ClimateWatchers. National Science Week 2005, University of Edinburgh (March 2005)

    ClimateWatchers. Environment Day, Almond Valley Country Park (June 2005)


Radio

    Ash dieback and carbon stocks. BBC Radio Scotland (April 2013)

    The UK Energy Bill. Material World, BBC Radio 4 (Dec 2012)

    Climate change impacts and frozen archaeology. BBC World Service (March 2011)

    Climate change impacts. BBC Radio Scotland (Nov 2009)

    A Year of Questions on Science Science in Action, BBC World Service (January 2008)

    Greenhouse Gases The Instant Guide, BBC World Service (December 2007)

    The Future of Climate Change Research Science in Action, BBC World Service (November 2007)

    Climate Change Mitigation by Indviduals ORF FM4, Austria (September 2007)

    How Business, Government and Communities can Tackle Climate Change Good Morning Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland (August 2007)

    Climate Change Mitigation and UK Goverment Policy The Westminster Hour, BBC Radio 4 (July 2007)

    Climate Change: the Citizen's Agenda You and Yours, BBC Radio 4 (February 2007)

    Living with Global Warming You and Yours, BBC Radio 4 (December 2006)

    The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive Sunday Live, BBC Radio Scotland (December2006)

    The Stern Report and Climate Change Begins at School Beechgrove Potting Shed, BBC Radio Scotland (October 2006)

    Climate Change and Individuals BBC Radio Ulster (September 2006)

    Climate Change Report, Beechgrove Potting Shed BBC Radio Scotland (August 2006)

    Ecological Footprint Material World, BBC Radio 4 (March 2006)

    Raising Children's Awareness of Climate Change Beechgrove Potting Shed, BBC Radio Scotland (February 26th 2006)

    Climate Change and Scotland BBC Radio Scotland (December 2005)

    Climate Change in the Garden Beechgrove Potting Shed, BBC Radio Scotland (September 11th 2005)

    Forests and Climate Change. You and Yours, BBC Radio 4 (2005)

    Landfill Methane and Composting. Beechgrove Potting Shed, BBC Radio Scotland (2005)

    Nitrous oxide emissions. Leading Edge, BBC Radio 4 (2003)

    Costing Climate Change. Good Morning Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland (2002)


Television

    The Climate Making Scotland's Landscape ,BBC 1 Scotland (Nov 2010)

    Climate change impacts Newsnight,BBC Scotland (Nov 2009)

    Your Planet Needs You! The Hour, STV (June 2009)

    Carbon Management in Scotland News at 6pm, STV (December 2008)

    Climate Change Policy in Scotland Politics Now, STV (May 2008)

    Environment Policy in Scotland Politics Scotland, STV (February 2007)

    Climate Change: the Citizens' Agenda BBC Parliament (House of Commons Environment Committee, Dec 2006)

    Can We Save the Planet? BBC1 (Presented by Sir David Attenborough, May 2006)

    Climate Change Begins at School BBC2 and CBBC (Level Up, May 2006)


Print Media

    Ash dieback and carbon stocks. Scotsman, STV, Daily Mail (April 2013)

    COP18 and international climate change action Daily Mail (Dec 2012)

    Food waste and climate change Independent, Scotsman, ITV, Metro etc (May 2012)

    Climate change denial and the Heartland Institute Scotsman (Feb 2012)

    Virtual meetings are Green and Lean Scotsman etc. (Nov 2011)

    Climate change impacts and frozen archaeology Press Association, Scotsman, Metro, Daily Mail etc. (March 2011)

    Chance to change the World The Times (January 2010)

    Copenhagen climate change conference The Scotsman (Sept 2009)

    Climate Change Bill in Scotland Sunday Herald (June 2009)

    Your Planet Needs You The Scotsman (May 2009)

    Reap What You Sow Planet Earth, Summer 2009

    Climate Skeptics The Scotsman (February 2009)

    The Carbon Enlightenment The Scotsman (February 2009)

    Carbon Management The Scotsman (December 2008)

    Scottish Climate Change Bill The Scotsman (December 2008)

    Deforestation, land use and climate change New Scientist (November 2008)

    Biodiesel from fungus The Scotsman (November 2008)

    Politics and Climate Change Nature (July 2008)

    Making the right choices on Climate Change New Scientist (April 2008)

    Lead the way in cutting carbon The Sunday Times (January 2008)

    Go Green to Save the Planet The Scotsman (January 2008)

    The Green Team The Scotsman (January 2008)

    Sustainable Science: Greening the Meeting Science, 3138 (5847), 36-38. (October 2007)

    N2O emissions from biofuelsThe Times (September 2007)

    MSc in Carbon Management Nature (August 2007)

    Flooding in the UK Press Association, The Guardian, The Express, Edinburgh Evening News etc. (June 2007)

    Climate Change in Scottish Gardens The Herald (May 2007)

    Defenders of the Earth: Careers in Environmental Science Etc Magazine, Issue 17 (March 2007)

    Last Chance to Save the World Chemistry World, Royal Society of Chemistry (December 2006)

    Reaction to the Stern Report. The Guardian and Chemistry World (October 2006)

    The Ship: the Art of Climate Change Natural History Museum (May 2006)

    Climate Chaos Radio Times (May 2006)

    Climate Chaos The Express (May 2006)

    How can burning wood help stop global warming? The Guardian (October 2005)

    Climate Change: The solutions The Guardian (June 2005)

    Shopping to save the world: lifestyle changes can combat global warming Big Issue (2005)

    Forest Thinning. The Independent (2005)


Online Media

    Record breaking Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Metro, Times of India, Japan Times etc (Nov 2013)

    The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Science Media Centre (Sept 2013)

    Tackling climate change by avoiding food waste Farmers Guardian (Sept 2013)

    Frozen archaeology and climate change The Daily Mail (Sept 2013)

    Emissions pathways and climate change impacts New Scientist (Jan 2013)

    Global financial crisis and greenhouse gas emissions BBC etc. (Dec 2011)

    Microbes as Climate Engineers SGM (June 2011)

    Halving CO2 emissions by 2030 STV (April 2011)

    Climate change and frozen archaeology BBC Online (March 2011)

    Mud, Wet and Fears BBC Scotland (November 2009)

    Climate Change Impacts BBC Scotland (November 2009)

    Climate Change Mitigation by Business and Industry Chemistry World (June 2008)

    Zero Emissions New Scientist (February 2008)

    Microbes as Climate Engineers Society for General Microbiology (January 2008)

    Biofuels and N2O Environmental Science and Technology (December 2007)

    IPCC Synthesis Report Natural Environment Research Council (November 2007)

    Nitrogen Pollution Swapping Food and Climate Research Network (November 2007)

    Wetland methane Feedback National Geographic (September 2007)

    Flooding in the UK Guardian, MSN, Metro etc. (June 2007)

    IPCC 2007, Climate Change Mitigation Chemistry World (May 2007)

    Reaction to draft UK Climate Change Bill Nature Online (March 2007)

    Reaction to the IPCC's 4th Assessment Report BBC Online (February 2007)

    Climate Change Impacts on UK Gardens Wiggly Wigglers Podcast (No.32, May 2006)

    Cafe Scientifique Cambridge: Climate Change Naked Scientists (November 2005)

    Getting Warmer: Climate Change in the Garden 'Horticultural' with Jane Perrone (October 2005)

    Climate Change Begins at Home: Book Review Popular Science Reviews (September 2005)

    Russia and Kyoto. Nature Online (2004)

    Saving the planet saves money. Nature Online (2003)

    Kyoto begins at home. Nature Online (2002)

    Greenhouse Gas Online. Science, Vol 297, Issue 5587, 1615 , (2002)

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