Sustainable economy

Low Carbon Resilient Cities

The 'Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change' concluded that, on balance, the benefits of strong, early intervention outweigh the costs of doing nothing.

The Scottish Cities Alliance, which includes the City of Edinburgh Council, commissioned reports to consider how Scotland's cities can play a key role in transitioning to a low carbon and adapted economy. The reports sought to investigate how to avoid the significant damages and associated economic costs which climate change will bring. An overview and collaboration report considers the cities working in partnership, drawing on competitive advantages, and then each city report focuses on their respective city opportunities. The reports considers opportunities emerging from both adaptation and mitigation.

You can download the reports below.  

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