Reading Time: 2 minutes This blog sets out the various periodically released reports to be aware of that relate to climate adaptation policy in Scotland.
Climate change impacts in Scotland
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog reports on the expected impacts of climate change in Scotland.
Net zero: what does it mean and what happens afterwards
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog considers what is meant by net zero emissions and what might happen once net zero is achieved.
Developing a model for parliamentary scrutiny of climate change
Reading Time: 6 minutes A behind the scenes look at work strengthening climate change scrutiny in the Scottish Parliament.
Economic and supply chain impacts of wind energy in Scotland
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog considers the current and potential future economic impacts of the wind energy industry in Scotland.
From single-use plastics to the deposit return scheme: How are Common Frameworks and UK Internal Market Act exclusion processes operating?
Reading Time: 10 minutes Common frameworks are intergovernmental agreements that set out how the governments of the UK nations will work together to manage regulatory divergence in policy areas
From tiny acorns, mighty net zero economies grow? Carbon capture and storage in Scotland
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog explores the background to carbon capture, utilisation and storage, the proposals for the development of a Scottish Cluster, and what progress has been made so far
How is Scotland Performing?
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at how Scotland is performing against the 81 National Indicators in the National Performance Framework.
Progress with a Scottish Deposit Return Scheme – where are we now?
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog summarises the Scottish DRS scheme, concerns raised recently about its implementation and how the Scottish Government has responded. At the time of writing the Scottish Government remains committed to the August 2023 start date.
Wood burning stoves FAQs: updated February 2023
Reading Time: 5 minutes As the cost crisis continues and energy bills rise, SPICe has received an increasing number of enquiries and visits to our blog from 2019 on