Below are some of our recently updated projects. Visit the Publications Library for access to all of our research publications.

Or read more about our areas of expertise or the challenge we work on.

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.

Whisky by-products in renewable energy

The process of distilling whisky creates by-products that can be a feed source for sheep and cattle. This report looks...

The risk of overheating in healthcare buildings

There is anecdotal evidence of overheating being an issue in some NHS facilities and in care homes, however the extent...

Soil carbon and land use in Scotland

Soil carbon, or the content of carbon housed within soil, plays a significant role in the release and absorption of...

Carbon benefits from peatland restoration

ClimateXChange has been involved in peatland research from the outset, particularly focused on the carbon benefits from peatland restoration and...

Adaptation Economics

There are a number of methods available for appraising adaptation decisions. This project introduces the concept of adaptation economics and...

A ‘green and fair’ tax system in Scotland: Distributional impacts on rural poverty of a carbon tax in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament agreed ambitious targets for reducing Scotland’s greenhouse gas (carbon) emissions in 2009. Setting a price on carbon...

Report on Health Impacts of Wind Turbines

The potential health impact on people living near wind turbines is a contested issue. This report analyses UK and international...

Food security and climate change mitigation

This workshop highlighted the key food security issues likely to influence policy development, and explored how these relate to emissions...

Peatland research priorities

Workshops on peatland research priorities Peatlands play an important role in the carbon cycle and are increasingly becoming a focus...

The comparative costs of community and commercial renewable energy projects in Scotland

The purpose of this study is to identify any differences in the costs faced by community and commercial renewable energy...