Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (SCCAP)
Programme setting out Ministers objectives, policies and proposals to tackle the climate change impacts identified for Scotland.
6 Reserved matters are those which the UK Government has control over and are set out in Schedule 5 of the Scotland Act 1998. Examples include immigration, tax, national security, energy policy and telecommunications.
8 The Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change, www.sternreview.org.uk
13 Based on the threats and opportunities identified for Scotland in the Climate Change Risk Assessment and other credible evidence sources to identify the key consequences for Scotland.
22 Scottish and Northern Ireland Forum For Environmental Research
23 For further information, see Adaptation Scotland website at http://www.adaptationscotland.org.uk/
27 Centre of Expertise for Waters, http://www.crew.ac.uk/
31 Including the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Forestry Commission Scotland, Historic Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage who have developed climate change actions plans and have worked together to identify synergies for taking action forward.
35 Extract from Climate Change Risk Assessment for Scotland.
45 A new Programme will be produced to address impacts identified for Scotland in progressive CCRAs due every 5 years.
46 The area of land which is climatically suitable for a particular species or habitat.
47 Flooding results in the washing of nutrients into freshwater and shallow marine environments, causing algal blooms
48 Type A are those which supply 50 or more people, supply ten or more cubic meters of water per day or supply any kind of public or commercial activity.
49 Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland
50 Civil Contingencies Act 2004
51 Differential Social Impacts of Climate Change in the UK: www.sniffer.org.uk
56 UK Climate Projections 2009 ( UKCP09). These projections show the changes that can be expected across the UK, including Scotland, during the rest of this century.
57 Small and Medium Enterprises
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