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

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.


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.


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.


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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  • The 1975 British Everest Expedition

    On 24th September 1975, Dougal Haston and Doug Scott reached summit of Everest via the treacherous south-west face, becoming the first Britons to conquer the world's highest mountain. Later that year, the 1975 British Everest Expedition was awarded the Livingstone Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Written by RSGS Writer-in-Residence Jo Woolf. Read more

  • RSGS Inspiring People Talks 2021-22

    With our first Inspiring People talk taking place online next week, we introduce some of our stellar line-up of speakers, and talk about our plans for hosting talks in 2021-22. Read more

  • Colonel John Blashford-Snell: Descending the Blue Nile

    In 1968 Colonel John Blashford-Snell and and his carefully chosen band of companions were about to embark on a voyage down unknown and hostile waters, through largely unknown and hostile territory. This voyage would be the first descent of the Blue Nile. Written by RSGS Writer-in-Residence Jo Woolf. Read more

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