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Adaptation Economics

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

Trend note on breeding farmland birds

Scottish Natural Heritage's Trend Notes series are summaries based on research data relating to trends and changes in our natural...

How does expertise affect risk perception and opinion? A case study on the topic of shale gas

Transitioning to a low carbon economy requires making important decisions about how we get energy. There are various technologies available...

Household energy efficiency programme evaluation: does it tell us what we need to know?

Dr Joanne Wade, Association for the Conservation of Energy Presentation by Dr Joanne Wade, providing a summary of recent, peer...

Review of evidence: light and shadow effects from wind turbines in Scotland

The Scottish Government has asked ClimateXChange (CXC) to manage a research project to review how light and shadow effects from...

Adaptation in Practice

We work at grass roots level to understand how the challenges of extreme weather and climate change are seen by groups such as farmers, foresters, architects, planners and communities prone to flooding. This will help in the design of programmes to encourage and help such groups adapt to climate change. We also communicate the pressures and concerns felt by these groups back up to policy makers.