How does adaptation differ from mitigation? What is net-zero emissions? Climate change terms can be confusing and hard to grasp. This glossary has definitions of key words related to the Clyde Rebuilt. Our list breaks tradition and is in a hopefully useful order instead of alphabetical order. (If you think we should add any other […]
New collaboration sees Clyde Rebuilt help Glasgow City Region innovate to flourish in a future climate The citizens of the Glasgow City Region face the risk of more frequent floods and other bad weather events, resulting in damage to homes, roads and railways, and stresses to hospitals and emergency services as global temperatures rise due […]
Climate Ready Clyde is involved in the steering group for the University of Strathclyde’s Climate Neutral, Climate Resilient Innovation District for Glasgow. Transforming our city and region to make it climate resilient and carbon neutral is going to take some radical thinking and decision making. The University of Strathclyde is leading a significant piece of […]
Introduction Download the full PDF paper here. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a major crisis. The short-term response in the UK, Scotland and the Glasgow City Region (GCR) has rightly focused on the public health emergency, but with accompanying rescue and support measures to protect incomes, businesses and the economy. Despite this response, a major […]
Climate Ready Clyde is participating as a case study in OpenCLIM (Open Climate Impacts Modelling Framework). OpenCLIM is a project led by the Tyndall Centre on Climate Change, designed to support UK assessment of climate risks and adaptation, by developing and applying an integrated impact assessment model. It is a £2m project funded by the […]
The Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform committee recently announced a call for views on the topic of a Green Recovery. In response, Climate Ready Clyde led a response, which was endorsed by Glasgow City Region’s Regional Economic Partnership. You can read the full submission here.
The Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform committee recently announced a call for views on the topic of a Green Recovery. In response, Climate Ready Clyde led a response, which was endorsed by Glasgow City Region’s Regional Economic Partnership, where we set out 6 calls to action in response to the Committee on […]
This paper presents the results of a pilot study on political economy mapping of regional resilience in Glasgow City Region, conducted by E3G as part of the EIT Climate-KIC Deep Demonstration project “Forging resilience in some of Europe’s most vulnerable regions”. E3G’s developed and pilot tested an adapted framework based on their Political Economy Mapping […]
This report explores the value of partnership in driving the success of Climate Ready Clyde. Exploring the development of the initiative, the report captures how Climate Ready Clyde has fostered innovation and learning, pulling together key knowledge and experience from across the partnerships network. It examines the characteristics and contributing factors that have made the […]
A changing climate not only presents a risk to society and the environment, it is also a significant economic and financial risk for Glasgow City Region. The climate debate has changed and public lenders and financial markets are now aware of climate change. As a result, climate risks are now being considered as financial risks. […]
A new report released today by climate adaptation group, Climate Ready Clyde has issued stark warnings around high forecasted temperatures in the West of Scotland and their potential to affect public health and infrastructure. Prepared by academics at University of Edinburgh, the findings in Mapping Future Heatwave Extremes are based on the MET Office’s official […]
Climate Ready Clyde’s work programme for 2019-20 has just been published online. It sets out our planned programme of work between April 2019 and March 2020. You can download it here.