How Well is Scotland Preparing for Climate Change?

Adaptation Sub-Committee
Created: 11/23/2011 -

Abstract

This the ASC's first report to Scotland. Following reports on how well the UK is prepared to deal with climate change, the ASC was asked by the Scottish Government to undertake an evaluation of how well Scotland is preparing for climate change. This report provides an independent assessment of Scotland’s preparedness for climate change, based on the ASC’s ‘preparedness ladder’. The aim of the report is to help inform the development of Scotland’s first statutory Adaptation Programme and to provide a baseline to measure future progress.

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Keywords

Scale
National / Federal
Sector Addressed
Disaster Risk Management
Policy
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Design or reform institutions
Increase / Improve public awareness, education, and outreach efforts
Governance and Policy
Develop / implement adaptation plans
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Storms or extreme weather events
Region
International

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