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27/03/2017

Impacts of climate change to stretch Scottish household budgets, says new research

New research by the University of Dundee and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has warned climate change will increase pressure on household budgets, with already disadvantaged groups particularly at risk.

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27/03/2017

Getting ready for ECCA2017

Preparations for the 2017 European Climate Change Adaptation Conference in Glasgow are well underway. Using the theme of 'Our Climate Ready Future' the conference will gather over 1000 delegates from across Europe for four days of inspiring talks, exhibitions, events and excursions. The Draft Programme has now been released, including special Business and Innovations days, eleven excursions showcasing adaptation action in Scotland and a ceilidh.

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News
28/02/2017

New Climate Ready Clyde Chair invites organisations in the Glasgow City Region to get involved

The Climate Ready Clyde initiative has welcomed former SEPA Chief Executive James Curran as its interim chair. Organisations from all sectors are being invited to join the growing initiative that aims to increase climate resilience for a third of the Scottish population.

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28/02/2017

Get young people involved in climate action with our new Climate Ready Places lessons plans for teachers

PAS and Adaptation Scotland have co-produced a new suite of fun and informative resources to help teach young people about the impacts of climate change on the places they live. With lesson plans tailored for both Primary and Secondary levels, these resources provide students with an opportunity to consider their own place in the context of a changing climate.

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23/02/2017

Reflections from the #FRM2017 conference

From captains and castles to the future of 2050 - this article offers some of the highlights of this years Flood Risk Management conference.

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