Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019-2024: strategic environment assessment post adoption statement

Ways in which the findings of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) environmental report and the responses received to the consultation have been taken into account in finalising Climate Ready Scotland: Scotland’s Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019-2024.

1. Background

1.1.1. Climate Ready Scotland: Scotland's Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019-2024 ('the Programme') sets out the Scottish Government's vision for a Scotland in which the built environment, natural places, supporting infrastructure, the economy and Scotland's people are adaptable and resilient to the effects of climate change. The Programme is available at:

1.1.2. A draft programme was prepared in 2018 and was subject to Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) with an associated Environmental Report consulted on alongside the draft Programme. The consultation ended on 9 April 2019 with an analysis of the responses prepared by the independent consultants Between the Lines and published on 9 May 2019. The draft Programme, SEA Environmental Report and analysis of consultation responses can all be found on the Scottish Government Consultation Hub below:



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