Changes to Climate Ready Clyde

We are delighted to announce new internal arrangements that elevates Climate Ready Clyde into a new phase of delivery of the Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan. As we move to a new structure over the coming months, early, interim arrangements are now in place.  After four years, Prof James Curran MBE is stepping down as […]

My vision for transformational adaptation

In our most recent Blog, Board deputy member for West Dunbartonshire Council Adam Armour-Florence, sets out his thinking on what transformational adaptation looks like to him. Transformational Adaptation In his position as the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said in 2015: “We are the first generation to be able to end poverty, and […]

Cultural Adaptations

Cultural Adaptations Creative Carbon Scotland logo

Cultural Adaptations is a Creative Europe project, led by Creative Carbon Scotland with partners in three EU countries, on culture’s role in society’s adaptation to climate, and the Adaptation issues that cultural organisations need to think about. The Project Cultural Adaptations is a co-operation project funded by the European Union’s Creative Europe programme, running from October […]

COACCH – Co-designing the Assessment Of Climate CHange costs

COACCH – Co-designing the Assessment Of Climate CHange costs COACCH logo

Climate Ready Clyde is one of the case studies in the Horizon 2020 project, COACCH (Co-designing the Assessment of Climate CHange costs) COACCH is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and carried out by a consortium of 14 European organisations. The final objective of COACCH is to produce an improved downscaled […]

Risk and Opportunity Assessment Workshop

Risk and Opportunity Assessment Workshop Report cover

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 […]

A holistic approach to climate change adaptation

A holistic approach to climate change adaptation

I’m delighted to be the first poster on the Climate Ready Clyde Blog. As Head of Sustainable Engineering at Transport Scotland, I am responsible for the adaptation of Scotland’s strategic transport networks to the future changes in our climate. Transport in the Glasgow City Region is good but, as Climate Ready Clyde’s forthcoming Risk and […]

Our vision for Glasgow and the Clyde Valley

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 […]

Board meeting minutes 07/03/18

Board meeting minutes 07/03/18 Generic holding image

Click here to download the minutes from our Board Member Meeting, held on 7 March 2018 in Glasgow. Items discussed include: Student placements update Update on Economic Implications of Climate Change study Procurement update and approach to revisions of Terms of Reference Executive Subgroup Impact, Influence and Engagement Subgroup Risk and Opportunity Assessment UK Approach […]

Impact report – One year on

Impact report – One year on

Climate Ready Clyde is accelerating and strengthening Glasgow City Region’s approach to adapting to climate change.In just over a year we have firmly established the initiative as part of the City Region’s key activities. We deliver value through partnership working and a collaborative approach. The Climate Ready Clyde initiative is funded by our member organisations […]

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