Climate Ready Scotland: climate change adaptation programme 2019-2024

A five year programme to prepare Scotland for the challenges we will face as our climate continues to change.

List of Acronyms

BRE Building Research Establishment
CCC Committee on Climate Change
CREW Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters
CXC ClimateXChange
DAERA Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
DEFRA UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
FSS Food Standards Scotland
HES Historic Environment Scotland
HNIR Hydro Nation International Research
IDF International Development Fund
IIB Infrastructure Investment Board
IIP Infrastructure Investment Plan
INNS Invasive Non-Native Species
JNCC Joint Nature Conservation Committee
MCCIP Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership
MPA Marine Protected Areas
MSC Marine Stewardship Council
MSFD Marine Strategy Framework Directive
MSS Marine Scotland Science
NFM Natural Flood Management
NFRA National Flood Risk Assessment
NHS NSAT NHS Sustainability Assessment Tool
NHS NSS NHS National Services Scotland
NRW Natural Resources Wales
OSPAR Oslo/Paris Convention (for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic)
RBMPs River Basin Management Plans
RHS Royal Horticultural Society
SAC Special Areas of Conservation
SBP Scottish Business Pledge
SCIAF Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund
SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency
SFRS Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
SIA Stakeholder Impact Assessments
SIMD Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
SME Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
SNH Scottish Natural Heritage
STPR2 Strategic Transport Projects Review 2
STUC Scottish Trades Union Congress
UKCCRA UK Climate Change Risk Assessment
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization



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