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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.

Workshop Report - Developing a National Peatland Monitoring Framework

ClimateXChange was invited to facilitate a workshop to identify priorities for peatland monitoring in Scotland (the ‘what’) and explore what datasets (the ‘how’) are needed.

Community-led behaviour change

Understanding the role of behaviour and decision-making in meeting statutory targets is critical. It is recognised in the Scottish Government’s...

The Practical Effectiveness of Nitrogen-Fixing Crops: Policy Briefing

The evidence base for the effectiveness of nitrogen fixing crops is largely based on research and experience at a UK and European level. ClimateXChange was asked by Scottish Government to explore the current state of confident knowledge for their application, and their potential benefits for farm business (commercial as well as on-farm) under Scottish circumstances (i.e. soil, climate, markets, etc). This policy briefing explores the initial findings.