Tags - Climate change

Food production, climate change and biodiversity ‘vital’ in Scotland’s future agricultural support regime


23 Jun 2022

Fifty per cent of future farming subsidies should be ‘unconditional’ in order to maintain food security and thriving production in Scotland.

Scottish Land & Estates, the rural business organisation...

First Climate Change Stakeholders Network visit held at Arbigland, Dumfries & Galloway

Blog Post

24 Feb 2022

In this blog, our Regional Support Officer for Dumfries & Galloway, Tracey Roan, recounts a visit to Arbigland Estate on 22 February 2022, the location for the first in person meeting of the Dumfries...

COP26: Key outcomes and next steps for the UK

Blog Post

3 Dec 2021

In his latest blog, our Policy Adviser Paul Richardson has produced a summary of the Climate Change Committee’s briefing note ‘COP26: Key outcomes and next steps for the UK’.

Yesterday, 2nd of...

Tools rather than targets can help rural Scotland deliver more on climate change


29 Sep 2021

Tools to tackle climate change – not simply setting new targets – must be delivered quickly if rural Scotland is to fulfil its role in helping the planet avoid environmental catastrophe.


Scottish landholdings determined to lead in European Wildlife Accreditation scheme


9 Sep 2021

Scotland’s farms and estates are intent on tackling the twin threats of climate change and biodiversity loss, a European-wide congress is to be told today (Thursday).

Wildlife Estates, a best...

Expert views on climate change

Blog Post

3 Sep 2021

As we approach our flagship Annual Conference the Business of Climate Change, sponsored by Barclays, on 29 September 2021, we caught up with our two keynote speakers, Professor Dieter Helm from Oxford...

United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC)

Blog Post

9 Aug 2021

ipccIn this blog Paul Richardson, our Policy Adviser (Agriculture & Climate Change), summarises information on the newly published United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.

The I...

Scotland’s contribution to the Paris Agreement – an indicative NDC

Blog Post

23 Jul 2021

coverPaul Richardson, Policy Adviser (Agriculture and Climate Change) at Scottish Land and Estates, provides a summary of the Indicative Nationally Determined Contributions, published by Scottish...

What is COP26?

Blog Post

15 Jul 2021

cop26As momentum continues to build in the run up to COP26, our Policy Adviser (Agriculture and Climate Change) Paul Richardson provides a bit of background to the conference.

COP stands for Conference...

Cardney Estate

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2021

Cardney Estate is a microcosm of Scotland and an exemplar of rural diversification. The estate has transformed from a purely sporting one to now hosting high quality weddings and events, practicing...

SLE responds to Scotland’s Climate Assembly report on climate emergency


24 Jun 2021

Commenting on the report from Scotland’s Climate Assembly which sets out 81 recommendations to help tackle the climate emergency, Stephen Young, Head of Policy at Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), the...

Rural communities key to Scotland’s climate change response


4 Mar 2021

Scottish Land & Estates, the rural business organisation, has said communities are vital in supporting Scotland’s climate change response.

The organisation made the comments in response to a new...