Agriculture and the environment

Agriculture contributes around a quarter of Scotland’s total greenhouse gas emissions, making it a significant contributor to climate change.

Conversely, it is also one of the sectors worst affected by climate change. Farming and crofting will need to adapt to cope with the consequences of flooding, drought, unseasonable weather, and increased pest and disease risks.




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Email: - Central Enquiry Unit

Telephone: 0131 244 4000

Post: Scottish Government local area offices


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