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Peatland restoration methods – a cost benefit analysis

An analysis of the costs and benefits of peatland restoration activities in Scotland.

Monitoring and evaluation

Developing metrics on adapting to the impacts of climate change, and increasing resilience.

Afforestation and restocking on peaty soils

This project examines new evidence published since the 2010 Forest Research report ‘Understanding the GHG implications of forestry on peat soils in Scotland’

Private household investment in home energy retrofit: reviewing the evidence and designing effective public policy

A review of how public policy can encourage private, ‘able to pay’ households to invest in energy efficient retrofit.

Greenhouse gas accounting for national climate change targets: A comparative study

Key differences between greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting frameworks underlying international and domestic national climate change targets and reporting.

Wave and tidal energy: state of the industry

A review of the current state and potential of the wave and tidal industries.

Measuring the resilience of Scottish businesses

Developing methods and baselines for climate change risks and opportunities for Scotland's businesses

Delivering adaptation in housing policy

Three case studies illustrating how climate change adaptation can help achieve housing policy outcome.

Will the lights go out after Brexit?

The risks and uncertainties of Brexit in the context of the Scottish Government’s ambitious decarbonisation strategy, and the UK’s wider climate and energy policy agenda.

Climate change impacts on Scotland’s forestry supply chain

Building resilience across Scotland’s forestry supply chain.

The role of contingency planning in climate change adaptation for the forestry sector in Scotland

Contingency planning plays an essential role in climate change adaptation for the forestry sector in Scotland.