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.
In Scotland the responsibility for protecting property from flooding rests with the owner. This report explores the reasons why people do not install Property Flood Resilience (PFR) measures, and identifies what would help encourage owners to make resilient changes to their properties.
This report presents the findings of a technical review of the Scottish TIMES model. The model details all Scottish energy flows and greenhouse gas emissions, and explores the potential future benefits of a wide range of low-carbon fuels and technologies.
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.
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.