The mapping tool is designed as a platform to display spatial data and provide information to improve understanding of how climate change impacts will effect the NHS estate and wider community. It supports the facilitation of climate change adaptation planning and decision-making and aids spatially targeted adaptation responses.
"We expect Scotland's public bodies to lead by example in combatting climate change and make a valuable contribution towards achieving our emissions reduction targets. The public sector is critical to the successful delivery of the Climate Change Plan: influencing and enabling positive behaviours; driving change; and acting as an exemplar of climate action and low carbon innovation."
Source: Met Office 2017.