The implications of Brexit on energy policy
The implications of Brexit for energy policy is discussed on a new blog from Ronan Bolton, Antti Silvast and Mark Winskel, all at the University of Edinburgh.
ClimateXChange works with the Scottish Government on research evidence to help reduce our dependence on fossil fuel energy sources, and on efforts to improve energy efficiency and maximise economic value from the energy we use. This needs to be done in a way that is sustainable and also addresses fuel poverty.
Producing low carbon energy and encouraging a shift to low emission technologies plays a major role in growing the Scottish economy. Issues like behaviour change and community ownership of renewables are important alongside the technological advances.
With Scotland’s climate already changing there are also challenges in making sure our energy infrastructure is resilient to more extreme weather events.