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Private Water Supplies in a changing climate: Insights from 2018

An assessment of the impact of the 2018 summer heatwave on private water supplies in Scotland.

Flood risk management in Scotland: Governance and developing shared agendas

An assessment of the governance of Flood Risk Management (FRM) in Scotland with the aim to develop shared agendas among all FRM stakeholders.

Water scarcity, climate change and land use options

This report looks at this future risk of water scarcity in Scotland, and the link between water scarcity and land use options.

Community-led behaviour change

Understanding the role of behaviour and decision-making in meeting statutory targets is critical. It is recognised in the Scottish Government’s...

Evaluating the HES Homecare pilot

An evaluation of the HES Homecare pilot, tested the Energycarer approach to tackling rural fuel poverty in two rural areas.

Delivering social care in a changing climate

Investigating how the social care sector is planning for, dealing with and learning from extreme weather events and incremental climate change.

Monitoring and evaluation

Developing metrics on adapting to the impacts of climate change, and increasing resilience.

Measuring the resilience of Scottish businesses

Developing methods and baselines for climate change risks and opportunities for Scotland's businesses

Delivering adaptation in housing policy

Three case studies illustrating how climate change adaptation can help achieve housing policy outcome.

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.

The risk of overheating in healthcare buildings

There is anecdotal evidence of overheating being an issue in some NHS facilities and in care homes, however the extent...