We inspire and inform people, to help provide solutions to some of the world's most complex and urgent geographical problems

Climate Solutions

Climate Solutions offers a simple and quick way to gain significant understanding of one of the most significant issues of our generation: climate change.


Author: James Cave

The Geographer

We publish an attractive and informative quarterly magazine, The Geographer.


Author: Susan Watt

James Croll and his Adventures in Climate and Time

Bursting with energy and colour, this is the story of the inspirational C19th Scottish climate scientist told in an exciting new way for young secondary school students. Written by Jo Woolf, illustrated by Dylan Gibson.

Climate Emergency Summits

Our Climate Emergency Summits provide a space for motivated people from across the sectors to come together in a safe and open workshop environment to offer solutions to the climate emergency.


Author: James Cave

Horrible Geography of Stunning Scotland

Our brand-new addition to the suite of engaging and informative Horrible Geography books for children!

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Upcoming Events

  • Scotland: Our Climate Journey Screening - Edinburgh

    Screening of Scotland: Our Climate Journey in Edinburgh, a documentary presented by the RSGS. Read more

Latest Blogs

  • “There’s no dream that mustn’t be dared"

    RSGS Writer-in-Residence Jo Woolf marks the centenary of the 1922 British Mount Everest Expedition - which Mallory believed unlocked the route of a possible future ascent... Read more

  • Hugh Andrew, RSGS Shackleton Medallist

    RSGS were pleased to award Hugh Andrew, Managing Director of Birlinn Publishers Ltd, with its prestigious Shackleton Medal for his leadership and citizenship in Scottish publishing, and his role in exemplifying high-quality geographical works. Read more

  • ScotWind Leasing

    Scottish Renewables Chief Executive, Clare Mack, talks about ScotWind Leasing- an exciting and significant milestone in Scotland’s renewable energy story, enabling the next generation of offshore wind farms to be developed. Read more

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