Category Archives: climate change

How are we preparing for a Climate Ready Future?

This was the subject for the 3rd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference which Glasgow hosted recently with four days of talks, workshops and excursions. Several SNH staff were among hundreds of delegates attending from across Europe and the rest of … Continue reading

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Scientific advances in coping with flooding

Neville Makan, our Operations Officer in Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire, writes about the recent RSE Conference ‘How can we learn to live with floods? Challenges for science and management’. The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) hosted a conference on 15th … Continue reading

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Celebrating WWF’s Earth Hour

This Saturday (19 March) at 8.30pm we will join millions across the world to celebrate WWF’s Earth Hour and switch off our lights for one hour to demonstrate that we, like so many of you, care about the future of … Continue reading

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Saving the world isn’t just for the movies…

Will you be an everyday hero by taking small steps to help fight climate change? Changes can be as simple as turning your thermostat down just one degree, washing your clothes at 30°C, leaving the car for shorter journeys and … Continue reading

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Snow: never enough, except when there’s too much ?

Today’s guest blog is courtesy of Dr Martin Kirkbride of the University of Dundee and reproduces an article that was first published in The Geographer (The newsletter of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society).  The subject is rather topical – snow. … Continue reading

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The Road to Paris: A 2050 view

Jane Morrison works for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and is our guest blogger today. Jane is also a member of Scotland’s 2050 Climate Group and here she gives us her insight into COP21. A year and a half … Continue reading

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United Nations Climate Change Conference

Susan Davies, our Chief Executive, takes a look forward to the 21st United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris starting on Monday, and how SNH is playing its part. Climate change presents one of the biggest challenges to … Continue reading

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