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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...

International assessments of the economic impacts of climate change

The Scottish Government is considering introducing a new Climate Change Bill, which will amend the existing Climate Change Act (Scotland)...

Emissions from livestock production

Methane emissions from livestock are responsible for approximately 50% of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with agriculture in Scotland....

International climate change target frameworks

This report summarises greenhouse gas emissions target frameworks for countries known to have statutory and / or highly ambitious climate...

Across Scales in Energy Decision Making (ASCEND) Workshop

The ASCEND workshop brought together policy, business, research and other communities to discuss the challenges of whole energy systems analysis...

Renewable energy investments after Brexit

The implications of Brexit for investment in the UK’s renewable energy supply chain are uncertain, as much will depend on...

Technologies to support Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme

Innovation will be a key part of reducing heat demand through the delivery of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP). ClimateXChange...

Review of actions taken by countries and regions to meet ambitious climate goals

This research reviews the actions being taken by some countries and regions, aspiring to leadership on tackling climate change, and...

Hydrogen with CCS for decarbonised heat in the Scottish context

Heating for commercial and residential buildings represents 53% of Scotland's total energy demand. This makes decarbonisation heat a key challenge....

European climate change case studies

This set of case studies reviews relevant national Climate Change and Energy strategies, plans and policies from elsewhere in Europe....

Using the TIMES model in developing energy policy

The Scottish Government has set very ambitious targets and policies in its Climate Change Plan to decarbonise the energy system....