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Climate Change Public Conversations Series

The Scottish Government initiated the Climate Conversations project to encourage discussion about climate change with the Scottish public. To support...

Effectiveness of greenhouse gas emission policies in local development plans

The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 sets a target to reduce Scotland’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80 per cent...

Comparative Review of Housing Energy Efficiency Interventions

Reducing the amount of energy used in Scottish homes is an important part of transitioning to a low carbon economy....

Financing adaptation

Over the last 50 years Scotland has seen a significant change in climate – to warmer and wetter weather with...

Citizens’ juries on wind farm development in Scotland

How do people feel about wind farms when they are given an opportunity to learn more about the topic and...

What is good community engagement on wind farm developments?

This report looks at developers’ community engagement practices across a range of wind farm developments in the UK and the...

Energy and People: attitudes, behaviours and policies

This event presented recent research findings on attitudes, behaviours and governance at individual and community-levels, and considered effective policies for...

Demonstrating adaptation

Demonstration can be a powerful means to promote and encourage adaptation to climate change. On-the-ground, real-time demonstration of techniques and...

Evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee put out a call for evidence on public understanding of climate change...

Legal compensation frameworks for wind farm disturbance

In some cases, noise and shadow flicker disturbance associated with the operation of onshore wind energy developments may have negative...

Maximisation of Energy Efficiency Savings in Climate Challenge Fund Projects

The Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) provides funding for community groups that are tackling climate change through local community-led...

Adaptation indicator presentation

This presentation was given to a workshop organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development. It covers the purpose...