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Climate change impacts on Scotland’s forestry supply chain

Building resilience across Scotland’s forestry supply chain.

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.

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...

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...

Detecting peatland drainage

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

The WISE peatland tool

A decision support tool summarising the information available at national scale on peatland locations and various condition indicators.

Emissions from livestock production

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

Muirburn, peatland and peat soils

This evidence assessment looks at the current state of knowledge on the impact of muirburn on peatland and peat soils....

Peatland ACTION

Lessons learned from the Peatland ACTION programme.

Can silvo-pastoral agroforestry systems contribute to Scotland’s emission reduction targets?

Integrating woodlands or forests with forage and livestock production systems can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Agroforestry systems can also provide...