Category: Publications

Political economy mapping of adaptation and climate resilience in Glasgow City Region

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 […]

Climate Ready Clyde: The Value of Partnership

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 […]

Report: The economic and financial risk of climate change for Glasgow City Region and proposed adaptation options

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. […]

New approaches needed in Glasgow city region to cope with future heatwaves

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 […]

2019/20 Work Programme

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.

Impact Report 2018 – 2019

Two years on from being established, Climate Ready Clyde has moved from a concept to an initiative delivering real results. From the launch of our risk assessment, to supporting our members with adaptation planning, the initiative is now ambitious, influential and effective; shaping adaptation in Scotland,and on the wider UK, European and Global stages. Download […]

A changing climate for development – A toolkit for assessing climate risks for built environment and infrastructure projects

Overview Climate Ready Clyde and Adaptation Scotland have collaborated to produce a toolkit for assessing and addressing risks in the development of built environment and infrastructure projects. Funded by Scottish Government, and launched in partnership with Adaptation Scotland as part of their broader Adaptation Capability Framework, the toolkit removes a significant number of practical barriers […]

Event Report – Key Findings of the Climate Risk and Opportunity Assessment for Glasgow City Region

The Key Findings of the Climate Ready Clyde Risk and Opportunity Assessment were launched at an event in Glasgow on 31 October 2018. Over 80 senior politicians and decisions makers came together to discuss how climate change will shape Glasgow’s future. As well as learning about the challenges facing the city region, presenters showcased some […]

Climate Risk and Opportunity Assessment for Glasgow City Region – Key findings

This report sets out the key findings and recommendations from Climate Ready Clyde’s climate risk and opportunity assessment. It is designed to highlight priority areas for action in development of Glasgow City Region’s planned Adaptation Strategy and Action plan. The full technical reports and assessment of economic implications of climate change which support this work […]

Climate Ready Clyde Prospectus

The Climate Ready Clyde prospectus invites partner organisations to consider becoming part of the Board in the City Region. In doing so, it sets out the ambitions to create a regional strategy and action plan, and the rationale for, and benefits of, working collaboratively to develop it. These include: Addressing strategic needs of the city […]

Risk and Opportunity Assessment Workshop

On 8 November 2017 the Climate Ready Clyde Secretariat hosted a workshop at the Lighthouse in Glasgow to give local stakeholders the chance to review and add insight to ongoing work to create the first Climate Risk and Opportunity Assessment for the Glasgow City Region. The purpose of the day was to share the initial […]

Our vision for Glasgow and the Clyde Valley

Scotland’s climate is changing. We have also seen this in Glasgow and the Clyde Valley. Over the last few decades it has become warmer and wetter. We have had an increase in rainfall, especially in winter, and more heavy downpours. This can be very challenging to deal with, especially when heavy rainfall causes flooding. As […]