The last twelve months have seen a step change for Climate Ready Clyde. In June 2021 we published the first Glasgow City Region Climate Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan. Recognised as both a national and international exemplar, the Strategy and Action Plan sets out an ambitious vision for a City Region flourishing in the future […]
Our response to the Scottish Government’s NPF4 consultation in March 2022 focused on the key issues relevant to climate adaptation in Glasgow City Region, highlighting alignment with the Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan, and where the Framework needs to be strengthened.
This report summarizes the research and the learning in the use of culture for transformational adaptation undertaken by Creative Carbon Scotland as part of the Clyde Rebuilt project, Creative Carbon Scotland undertook into various ‘cultural’ elements of the work. These were a unique facet of the project which spanned the whole process from beginning to […]
Roddy Yarr, Assistant Director of Sustainability at University of Strathclyde and Board Member for Climate Ready Clyde outlines his thoughts on what it would look like for GCR to be flourishing in its future climate, and how the University of Strathclyde is contributing to get us there. I was recently asked what I think the […]
This report is the synthesis of a literature review which was undertaken as part of the Clyde Rebuilt project to help define transformational adaptation and inform the development of Climate Ready Clyde’s Innovation Portfolio. The review has explored the theoretical literature but has also tried to focus on practical aspects that can be taken forward […]
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 […]