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 report details a study to produce a set of ‘air and energy accounts’ for Scotland for all years from 1998 to 2018, equivalent to ONS UK Environmental Accounts tables on Emissions and Energy. It supports implementation of the policies and proposals within the current Climate Change Plan published in 2018.
This study collects, analyses and maps data relating to previous district heating feasibility studies in Scotland. District heating feasibility study data, obtained primarily from industry stakeholders, was analysed to identify common barriers restricting district heating development and to map study locations.
This study supports emerging policy aimed at the development and deployment of low-carbon heat networks (or district heating) by examining potential waste heat sources that have received limited attention in Scotland.
This evidence review examines Scottish consumers’ awareness of and attitudes towards low-carbon heating technologies and the consumer drivers and barriers to their take-up.
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 Centre for Carbon Innovation,
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.