greenspaces are ...

creative spaces

inspirational spaces encouraging
creativity in an outdoor setting

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greenspaces are ...

breathing spaces

oasis of calm amidst city
bustle, a place to unwind

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greenspaces are ...

celebration spaces

gathering places where people come
together for events and activities

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greenspaces are ...

growing spaces

productive places that nourish
and sustain communities and individuals

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greenspaces are ...

healthy spaces

inviting places which
encourage us to get active

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greenspaces are ...

learning spaces

natural grounds for lifelong learning

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greenspaces are ...

living spaces

attractive spaces on our doorsteps

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greenspaces are ...

meeting spaces

communal places encouraging
communities to come together

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greenspaces are ...

play spaces

safe places where children
can adventure and explore

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greenspaces are ...

purposeless spaces

it could be more than
a boring green desert

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greenspaces are ...

stalled spaces

meanwhile greenspaces instead
of derelict eyesores?

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greenspaces are ...

wild spaces

informal places that welcome
nature back to our cities

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greenspaces are ...

working spaces

attractive places where
people want to live and work

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greenspaces are ...

your space

the greenspace on your doorstep
how will you get involved?

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greenspaces are ...

wasted spaces

use your imagination...
this could be a community garden,
a play space ...

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The UK Climate Projections (UKCP09) have been used to model the likely climate changes that will be experienced by the six Scottish cities.

In summary, all Scottish cities will experience wetter and milder winters, warmer and drier summers, more extreme heat waves, and more extreme rainfall events. The relative scale of these changes will differ from city to city. The illustrative projections for the six cities highlight the importance of understanding the specific regional and local projections for climate change, particularly for developing appropriate adaptation strategies. There can be no one-size-fits-all solution when using greenspace interventions to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

The impacts of climate change for Scotland as identified by the UK 2012 Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) are also summarised.

Download the Implications for climate change in Scotland PDF

 

Click here to open the "What does a climate change park look like" PDF (Note this will open in full screen)