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What SNH is doing about climate change

Scotland's people and nature can find ways to prosper in a changing climate.

Scottish Natural Heritage will act now to ensure that Scotland protects and harnesses the potential of its nature and landscapes in a changing climate.

Scotland has set the world's most ambitious targets for reducing our carbon emissions to help mitigate climate change. This is a great start, but achieving these reductions will be a challenge, and we also need to prepare for the inevitable effects of climate change that we are already too late to prevent.

Making it happen will require urgent, coordinated action from all sectors, all across Scotland. Our commitment to supporting Scotland's response to climate change is detailed in our Climate change and nature in Scotland.   SNH's key contributions to Scotland's response to climate change will be:

Background and context  PDF document  provides further information on climate change and its effects on nature.

Great Glen House, SNH HQ building, Inverness. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or

Corporate greening

We are working with others to reduce climate change impacts of managing land and sea, safeguarding nature, enjoying the outdoors and in our own ways of working.

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