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Showing 122 publications about Environment and climate change

  1. Research and analysis | 15 Jul 2021

    Outdoor recreation - understanding the drivers of participation: research

    This report presents findings from research into participation in outdoor recreation among adults in Scotland. The research explores drivers behind the observed increases in participation, as well variations across population groups, with a view to widening participation.

  2. Research and analysis | 09 Jul 2021

    National Islands Plan Survey: final report

    This report presents the findings from the National Islands Plan Survey. The research explores perceptions of island life in relation to the strategic objectives set out in the National Islands Plan.

  3. Statistics | 17 Jun 2021

    Scottish Natural Capital Accounts: 2021

    This report estimates quantity and value of services supplied by Scottish natural capital for: Agricultural biomass Fish capture Timber Water abstraction Minerals Fossil fuel Renewable energy Carbon sequestration Air pollution removal Noise mitigation Urban cooling Recreation and house price values

  4. Statistics | 15 Jun 2021

    Scottish Greenhouse Gas statistics: 1990-2019

    The Scottish Greenhouse Gas Inventory is the key tool for understanding the origins and magnitudes of greenhouse gas emissions in Scotland. The inventory is compiled in line with international guidance from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

  5. Research and analysis | 23 Mar 2021

    Planning policy - section 3F: research

    Report commissioned to help develop a Scotland wide Section 3F planning policy, by proposing reasonable levels of CO2 (Carbon dioxide) emissions reduction that can be expected from use of low and zero carbon generating technologies (LZCGTs) in new buildings.