Land Use: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change

Land Use: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change

In November 2018, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) presented to

Parliament their first report 'Land use: Reducing emissions and preparing

for climate change' on how to improve our use of rural land to meet

climate goals.

The report's recommendations were developed on the evidence from two

strands of commissioned research. The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

(CEH) led the work on the 'mitigation' strand and JBA Consulting led the

'adaptation' strand which looked at adaptation and resilience to maintain,

at the very least, the critical goods and services currently provided by

our landscape.

Location:

United Kingdom

Client:

Committee on

Climate Change

not adaptive pathways could ensure

landscapes continue to deliver valued

services. In essence, was it possible

to improve or at least maintain

the natural capital value of our

landscapes in a changing climate?

Challenge

The CCC in their brief sought

research proposals that considered

a long-term perspective. They

wanted to investigate the potential

impacts of Climate Change up to

2100 and investigate whether or

Date:

2018-19

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