Scotland prepares for climate change

All organisations involved in long-term planning in Scotland should develop climate change adaptation policies aimed at creating a coordinated national plan, concludes research published yesterday by the Scottish executive. One of the report's key conclusions is the need for changes to land-use planning policy to reduce flooding risks. The report, by researchers at the University of Edinburgh, is designed to kick off public debate on the planned creation of a Scottish climate change adaptation plan. See press release, and Friends of the Earth Scotland's response.

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