The effect of climate change on Scotland’s waters and water species
- Face the Facts
- Publication Date
- Dr Rachel Helliwell
Dr Rachel Helliwell manages the Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) and is responsible for identifying, prioritising and coordinating water research to meet contemporary and future policy needs and knowledge gaps identified by Scottish Government and relevant public bodies (Scottish Water, SEPA, DWQR, NatureScot, etc.).
Prior to taking on the role of CREW manager, Rachel established the Hydro Nation International programme and had a successful academic career working as a catchment modeller, investigating the interactions between landscapes, their management and the resulting impacts on water quality and quantity.
Face the Facts
Meet some of Scotland’s leading climate researchers talking about their work in the lead up to the UN Climate Change Conference COP26.
The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties COP26 in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021. The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scottish Science Advisory Council and Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society are collaborating to highlight Scottish research and science and its contribution to understanding and tackling climate change. A broad range of researchers and practitioners in Scotland whose work relates to the Earth’s climate are being interviewed in the lead up to COP26.