Will the lights go out after Brexit?

The risks and uncertainties of Brexit in the context of the Scottish Government’s ambitious decarbonisation strategy, and the UK’s wider climate and energy policy agenda.

The implications of Brexit on energy policy

The EU referendum outcome poses existential questions for many areas of UK social, economic and environmental policy, particularly those which are part of embedded European multilateral relationships.

Will the lights go out after Brexit?

At the end of our three year project ‘Scotland and the European Energy Union’ we take stock of the risks...

Renewable energy investments after Brexit

The implications of Brexit for investment in the UK’s renewable energy supply chain are uncertain, as much will depend on...

The post-Brexit future of environmental research

Brexit is raising many challenges, and environmental research is no exception. EU frameworks and directives have underpinned much of our environmental policy and legislation – from agriculture and fisheries to biodiversity, from carbon emissions and air quality to protected areas, from terrestrial water quality to waste management.

Reflections on the research project, ‘Scotland and the European Energy Union

On 22 and 23 March 2018 a panel discussion and a workshop have marked the end of a fellowship funded by the Scottish Government, on the topic of ‘Scotland and the European Energy Union’, carried out by Dr Ronan Bolton, Dr Peter Zeniewski and Dr Mark Winskel, University of Edinburgh. This blog is Peter Zeniewski’s reflections on the project.

CXC’s response to the draft Climate Change Plan

The Scottish Government has published a draft Climate Change Plan setting out how Scotland can achieve our carbon reduction targets in the period up until 2032.

A ‘green and fair’ tax system in Scotland: Distributional impacts on rural poverty of a carbon tax in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament agreed ambitious targets for reducing Scotland’s greenhouse gas (carbon) emissions in 2009. Setting a price on carbon...

Future Options for Forest Carbon Markets in Scotland and the UK

This report discusses options for a future forest carbon market in the UK. Forests provide ‘climate services’ by removing carbon...

How use of land in pursuit of 1.5C could impact biodiversity

CXC Science Director Pete Smith looks at risks to biodiversity from "negative emissions” techniques that often need substantial land and water when deployed at scale.

Will the lights go out after Brexit?

The risks and uncertainties of Brexit in the context of the Scottish Government’s ambitious decarbonisation strategy, and the UK’s wider climate and energy policy agenda.

Renewable energy investments after Brexit

The implications of Brexit for investment in the UK’s renewable energy supply chain are uncertain, as much will depend on...

A ‘green and fair’ tax system in Scotland: Distributional impacts on rural poverty of a carbon tax in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament agreed ambitious targets for reducing Scotland’s greenhouse gas (carbon) emissions in 2009. Setting a price on carbon...

Future Options for Forest Carbon Markets in Scotland and the UK

This report discusses options for a future forest carbon market in the UK. Forests provide ‘climate services’ by removing carbon...

The implications of Brexit on energy policy

The EU referendum outcome poses existential questions for many areas of UK social, economic and environmental policy, particularly those which are part of embedded European multilateral relationships.

The post-Brexit future of environmental research

Brexit is raising many challenges, and environmental research is no exception. EU frameworks and directives have underpinned much of our environmental policy and legislation – from agriculture and fisheries to biodiversity, from carbon emissions and air quality to protected areas, from terrestrial water quality to waste management.

Reflections on the research project, ‘Scotland and the European Energy Union

On 22 and 23 March 2018 a panel discussion and a workshop have marked the end of a fellowship funded by the Scottish Government, on the topic of ‘Scotland and the European Energy Union’, carried out by Dr Ronan Bolton, Dr Peter Zeniewski and Dr Mark Winskel, University of Edinburgh. This blog is Peter Zeniewski’s reflections on the project.

CXC’s response to the draft Climate Change Plan

The Scottish Government has published a draft Climate Change Plan setting out how Scotland can achieve our carbon reduction targets in the period up until 2032.

How use of land in pursuit of 1.5C could impact biodiversity

CXC Science Director Pete Smith looks at risks to biodiversity from "negative emissions” techniques that often need substantial land and water when deployed at scale.

Climate change adaptation: Setting the challenge

The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference in Glasgow at the start of June gathered over 850 academics, practitioners, policy makers...

The IMPRESSIONS PROJECT: Our climate future?

Developing strategies to manage high-end climate change in Scotland and Europe