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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....

Low Emission Zones and spatial vulnerability

Low Emission Zones is considered one way to address the poor air quality in certain parts of Scotland. But introducing...

Energy policy making: understanding effectiveness and the role of evidence

This event considered how we might determine whether policy is effective, efficient and equitable, and also how evidence is considered...

A scoping study on assessment practices for noise impacts from renewable technologies

The ClimateXChange Wind Farm Impacts Study, published in July 2015, made a number of recommendations for developing better guidance on...

STEAM – Scottish Transport Energy Air pollution Model

ClimateXChange convened a meeting with Transport Scotland to discuss the Scottish Transport Energy and Air Pollution Model (STEAM). This facilitated...

Identifying climate change adaptation research needs

In its independent assessment of the first Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SCCAP), the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Climate Change...

Detecting peatland drainage

Studies of how to model and use remote sensing to identified peatland drainage.

Security of electricity supply

When the Longannet power station closed in 2016 it raised debate about Scotland's ability to meet its peak demand for...