Scotland making mixed progress on adaptation, says Committee on Climate Change

Scotland is better prepared for climate change than it was three years ago but some priority areas are off-track, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).

Its Adaptation Committee’s final assessment of Scotland’s first Climate Change Adaptation Programme was published today, focusing on what has happened since an initial assessment in 2016.

The first lines lay out the kind of threats the nation is facing: “The climate in Scotland is changing, and the latest UK climate projections indicate further changes this century. Increases in seasonal temperatures, sea level and annual rainfall are all being observed in Scotland. Recent extreme weather events, such as storm Ali in September 2018, are expected to become more frequent under a changing climate.”

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