This report was commissioned to help the Scottish Government assess and report on the alignment between its investment in infrastructure and Scotland’s climate goals.
CXC commissioned the James Hutton Institute to develop a free, easy-to-use tool for land managers to enable them to compare the measured organic matter and carbon content of their topsoil to typical values for Scotland.
This study identifies the indicators which could support the monitoring of Scotland's soil health and measure the vulnerability of Scottish soils to climate change in future.
Drawing together what we know about Scots' attitudes to climate change and the merits of different ways to engage them on the issue.
This short study updates an earlier analysis of the available land area that might be suitable for planting new woodlands. It finds the amount has increased by 10% to an estimated 2.96 million hectares.
This study provides a baseline best estimate of the potential for property flood resilience (PFR) and current uptake. Potentially around 81,000 properties may benefit from some kind of PFR measure.
A feasibility study into whether manure/slurry exchanges could be an effective tool in helping cut greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
This evidence review considers the potential for nitrogen and urease inhibitors to support greenhouse gas emission reductions from fertiliser in Scotland.
This report considers the implications of a shift in forest management through the lens of species diversity.
A Rapid Evidence Assessment of the role of peat in UK growing media and the potential for alternatives.
Research to identify leading international practice in relation to policies and programmes aimed at enabling the uptake of ULEVs in key segments of the economy.
A study of how different jurisdictions have developed and monitored their strategic plans for achieving greenhouse gas emissions reductions.