Below are some of our recently updated projects.
- with the policy challange: What works?
A report on the effectiveness of different parking management interventions in reducing car use.
An evidence base on the environmental, economic and social impacts of sustainable travel for local high streets and town centres for those promoting, campaigning on, designing and delivering sustainable travel interventions.
Evidence to support the development of integrated policy interventions to increase sustainable travel among Scotland’s children, young people and their families.
This scoping study examines how Scottish Government policy can contribute in a targeted way to tackling the intersectional impacts of climate change, conflict and gender.
A report on the purpose, structure and use of Green Building Passports (GBPs), along with the main barriers and opportunities when considering their possible introduction in Scotland.
The impacts of climate change on Scotland’s seas are expected to become more frequent and severe over the coming decades. This research reviews climate vulnerability assessments (CVAs) of natural and socio-economic marine systems.
Understanding the impacts of emission trading systems and carbon border adjustment mechanisms on Scottish business
This research analyses the potential competitiveness impacts on Scottish businesses/industries of changes in carbon pricing policy. It has developed an approach to assess the impacts of Emission Trading Schemes (ETS) and Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanisms (CBAM).
This report reviews scholarly literature and case study data on the role of public sector agencies in accelerating technological innovation. It aims to inform heat decarbonisation policy discussions in Scotland.
This study explores the experience of behaviours with a positive or negative impact on net zero as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. It followed a cohort of people in Scotland through different phases of COVID-19 restrictions from July 2020 to June 2021.
The Scottish Government has committed to ending the practice of landfilling biodegradable municipal waste by 2025. This report assesses Scotland's residual waste treatment capacity requirements and the impact of the ban on Scotland’s GHG emissions.
An investigation of the opportunities of CO2 utilisation technologies in Scotland. The report highlights potential economic opportunities for Scotland and identifies specific sectors and sub-sectors where development of utilisation technologies could have an impact.
A collection of international case studies relevant to negative emissions technologies (NETs) projects covering direct air capture with carbon capture and storage (DACCS); and bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS). The report explores their applicability to deployment in Scotland.