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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...

Synergies and conflicts between mitigation and adaptation

Historically, climate change adaptation and mitigation have generally been treated separately, both in policy and in research. Mitigation has been...

The language of climate change adaptation

Terminology needs to be clear, understood and inclusive both in research and policy documents. What is the best term to...

Principles and features of a good adaptation strategy

This brief sets out key principles and features for a good adaptation strategy, based on an international review of adaptation...

Examples of ‘no-regret’, ‘low-regret’ and ‘win-win’ adaptation actions

No-regret actions are cost-effective now and under a range of future climate scenarios and do no involve hard trade-offs with...

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The impact of introducing a carbon tax for Scotland

Most economists regard a carbon tax as the most efficient way to reduce carbon emissions. In this perspective it is...

Future climate variability and unpredictability in Scotland

Understanding how the climate will be affected on a local and regional level is important in building resilience to the...

Greenhouse gas accounting

The UN climate change meetings in Cancun (2010) and Durban (2011) discussed changes to greenhouse gas emissions accounting rules and...

Flexible adaptation pathways

‘Flexible adaptation pathway(s)’ is a relatively loose term used to look at how building flexibility in to adaptation can help...

Review of Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change

The Scottish Government asked ClimateXChange to conduct a comparative review of strategies for adapting to climate change in other countries....