Our projects bring people and ideas together to create positive change.
Sniffer has been working with a number of organisations involved in research and practice, to draw together some key learning points in relation to community resilience in the context of climate change- we have developed a short summary note and welcome feedback.Read more
Sniffer is working together with the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) to provide the secretariat service to the Sustainable Scotland Network (SSN) – Scotland’s largest network of public sector sustainability professionals.Read more
Sniffer is helping Scotland get ready for the impacts of climate change by raising awareness of climate risks and opportunities, and creating catalysts for collaborative action through the Adaptation Scotland Programme.Read more
Sniffer is helping to increase the Glasgow City Region's resilience to climate impacts through the Climate Ready Clyde initiative. By bringing together key organisations to work in partnership on climate change adaptation, we are ensuring Scotland's biggest population centre is prepared for the challenges of future climate.Read more
Sniffer is working together with IIED to understand what constitutes climate adaptation competence and how this affects adaptation responses. Traction will explore and capture learning from adaptation progress in different countries, including:
• What drives adaptation that has positive and just impacts across society?
• What factors can accelerate adaptation?
• What are the barriers to convening domestic adaptation competency?Read more
Sniffer helps to manage flood risk in Scotland by sharing good practice and strengthening professional networks through innovative events.Read more
Sniffer is helping to improve air quality in Scotland by bringing together experts and decision makers to drive forward co-ordinated action.Read more
Strathclyde Country Park and its loch were chosen as the venue for the triathlon events at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014. In the past, poor water quality had led to sporting events being cancelled. In February 2012 Sniffer was tasked with improving water quality in the loch to ensure plain sailing come the Games.Read more
Sniffer is working in partnership with the Scottish Government and other key stakeholders to create a national conversation about climate change, increase individual climate action and improve climate policy.Read more