Annual Meeting shows a strong network
The ECCI building was buzzing with ClimateXChange projects as members from across our network met to discuss their work and how we are delivering evidence for Scottish Government policy development.
Guest speaker Louise Heathwaite, Chief Scientific Advisor Rural Affairs, Food and Environment, Scottish Government, praised CXC as a frontrunner in engagement between science and policy. She also outlined the challenges and opportunities for the centre as the Scottish Government develops its next five year strategic research plan.
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Scottish native woodlands
Continuing on from earlier work on native Scottish woodlands, we have published a report exploring how the principles of the Flexible Adaptation Pathways approach could be applied to native woodland adaptation.
The report lists a comprehensive set of options for biodiversity adaptation in Scottish native woodlands.
Research and Peatlands to 2025
We will gather key stakeholders for a workshop on the proposed Scotland's Peatland Action Plan. The event will fous on:
The outcomes from the day will inform the work of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) in finalising the National Peatland Plan following the consultation phase.
- reviewing ‘what is known’ and ‘what is required’ in terms of research to inform a strategic approach to peatlands up to 2025; and
- discussing the possible functions of the proposed Peatland Research Group
Read more about our peatlands work
Uncertainties in UK energy policy: domestic heating and energy efficiency
Tuesday, 7 October 2014 from 18:00 to 19:30
UK Energy Research Centre and ClimateXChange are organising this event with Dr Nick Eyre, University of Oxford and co-Director, UK Energy Research Centre, introduced by Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UK Energy Research Centre.
The talk will be followed by a wine reception
Please contact Lee.Callaghan@ed.ac.uk to book your place
The future of rural Scotland
A policy briefing event to look at current drives to help Scotland's rural areas and create healthy and accessible local economies.
Inverness, 9 October
European Landscape Convention
There’s more to a Landscape that meets the eye!
e-CLIC Conference at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on the 10 October 2014.
Thermal and Electrical Energy Storage Workshop: Scoping the opportunities for Scotland
ICARB workshop with international speakers looking at possible energy futures for 2030 and beyond.
Edinburgh 21 October
Save the date:
European Climate Change Adaptation 2015 will take place in Copenhagen 12-14 May 2015
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A Community Energy Policy Statement Draft is out for for public consultation until 10 November
A consultation on New Enforcement Measures for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Relevant Offences Order is open until 3 October