ClimateXChange carries out a wide range of research focussed on adapting to climate change and reducing emissions.
Below are some of the currently active projects, you can view more on the Projects page. Visit the Publications Library for access to all of our research publications.
This study considers the ambition for 20 minute neighbourhoods in Scotland, taking account of the differing settlement patterns across the country, and analyses international evidence of the success of interventions to achieve these ambitions.
Learning from international attempts at assessing and securing the optimum level of investment in order to keep pace with climate change. The research has a particular emphasis on flood risk management, coastal change and coastal erosion.
A study of the potential impact of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic on how the Scottish public understand and respond to climate change messaging and narratives. The report considers how this learning can be applied to successfully facilitate support for a green recovery.
This report reviews the heating technologies and heat decarbonisation policies of nine European countries: the UK (with a focus on Scotland), the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, France, Germany and Ireland).
Aligning science and policy is a well-known challenge. Scientists and policy-makers often have different goals, priorities and measures of success. CXC’s aim is to bring the two together to create policies and governance informed by the best available evidence.
Edinburgh Climate Change Institute,
High School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ.
Tel: +44(0)131 651 4783
ClimateXChange is Scotland's centre of expertise on climate change. We provide a research, advice and analysis service to policy teams and associated public agencies. Funded by the Scottish Government.