Glasgow is already feeling the impacts of climate change. This includes milder, wetter winters, more summer heatwaves, and more frequent, heavier downpours. We need to build resilience to these impacts and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to climate change. This means our neighbourhoods will need to look and feel very different if […]
On the 15th of November, Sniffer, in partnership with Climate Ready Clyde, hosted an in-person event for communities and community organisations in Glasgow City Region, supported by Adaptation Scotland and local authorities. The aim of the event was to create a foundation to support more meaningful, wider community participation in place-based climate adaptation and resilience, […]
Sniffer are looking to appoint a suitably qualified consultant to undertake an independent assessment of progress for the Climate Ready Clyde initiative. Sniffer provides the Secretariat function for Climate Ready Clyde. Climate Ready Clyde is a cross-sector initiative funded by 13 member organisations and supported by the Scottish Government to create a shared vision, strategy and action plan for an adapting and resilient Glasgow City […]
Aligned with Climate Ready Clyde, Sniffer are supporting the Open University and Ming-Chuan University in Taiwan to undertake British Academy-funded research in Glasgow City and Taipei. The research aims to understand how communities in both cities have experienced extreme hot weather, and how trees and green spaces might help to reduce heat risk in the […]
One of the stretch targets of the Glasgow City Region Climate Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan is to increase the resilience of over 140,000 of the region’s most vulnerable people to the impacts of climate change.
To help monitor progress against this target, and to help decision-makers across the City Region to prioritise adaptation action where it is most needed, we have published a new Glasgow City Region Climate Vulnerability Map.
As part of Scotland’s Climate Week 2022, we are hosting a special webinar for elected members from across Glasgow City Region’s eight local authorities. There is a choice of two repeated sessions: Tuesday 27 September, 10:00 – 11:00 Friday 30 September, 14:00 – 15:00 Online registration is now open. Glasgow City Region’s climate is already […]