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.

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Author: James Cave

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.

The Geographer

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

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Author: Susan Watt

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.

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Author: James Cave

COP26 appeal to support our work on climate change

2021 is a hugely significant year for climate change action, and the RSGS has an important role to play. Please help us to make a positive difference.

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Author: Susan Watt

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £2,951.48

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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100

public talks, open days and other events each year

137

years of working to inspire and inform

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social media impressions each year

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Upcoming Events

  • GeoQuizzical (RSGS November Quiz)

    Monthly geography quiz of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Eight rounds of eight questions, with prizes on offer. Read more

  • Professor Colin Ballantyne FRSGS: The Vanishing Arctic

    Professor Colin Ballantyne discusses how warming in The Arctic is triggering a cascade of environmental effects. Read more

  • Hermione Cockburn FRSGS: Discovering the Deep

    Hermione Cockburn investigates Charles Wyville Thomson and how his pioneering work established how we understand the deep-ocean. Read more

Latest Blogs

  • Scotland: Our Climate Journey

    'Scotland: Our Climate Journey' narrates Scotland's climate journey through the past, present and future, narrated by a wide range of individuals from across the country from different sectors, offering different perspectives, but all contributing in the battle against climate change. Read more

  • COP26: Thoughts and Reflections

    RSGS Chief Executive Mike Robinson considers whether or not COP26 met expectations. Read more

  • Lest we Forget

    Remembrance day marks the opportunity to reflect upon the sacrifice of the past and the consequent benefit to the modern day, a time to remember some of the freedoms it is so easy to take for granted. Perhaps this year, we should also take two minutes to think about what sacrifices we ourselves are making for future generations, and how we wish to be remembered. Read more

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