Our changing climate
Climate change is not a new phenomenon; there have been periods of extremes in the distant past. What is unusual now is the rate and scale of change, and the underlying cause of these changes - widely agreed to be the growing emissions of greenhouse gases associated with human activity.
Find our more about the drivers of climate change.
Scotland's climate is already changing and will continue to do so for many years to come.
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