Acknowledgements, v; Contents, vii; Contributors, xi; Introduction, xiii; PART ONE: SCOTTISH ENERGY USE, 1; 1. Climate Change: the Need to Alter Our Patterns of Energy Generation and Use Janet Sprent, Roland Clift & Paul Ekins, 5; PART TWO: LEGACY OF THE PAST, 17; 2. Impacts of Coal Mining and Abandonment John McManus, 21; 3. Hydroelectricity Development and the Environment: The Formative Years Terry Langford, 33; 4. The Everlasting Legacy: Nuclear Power and Scotland Jean McSorley, 43; 5. How Norway has Managed the Environmental Effects of the Norwegian Oil and Gas Industry in the Vicinity of Oil Platforms John S. Gray, 53; 6. Energy, Transport and Impacts on the Scottish Environment Tom Hart, 63; PART THREE: PRESENT AND FUTURE OPTIONSOTHER THAN RENEWABLE ENERGY, 79; 7. Buildings and Energy: Minimizing the Effects on the Natural Heritage Kate Mills & Peter Hutchinson, 83; 8.Liquid Biofuels: Environmental Implications of their Development Kerr C. Walker, 93; 9. Hydrogen Technology - What Impacts? Sinclair Gair, 105; 10. Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK Yasmin E. Bushby, Stuart M.V. Gilfillan & R. Stuart Haszeldine, 117; 11. 21st Century Nuclear Generation - How Clean and Green Could it be? Tony Cooper, 135; PART FOUR: PRESENT AND FUTURE OPTIONSRENEWABLE ENERGY, 143; 12. Renewable Energy - Overview, Trends and Challenges Iain Todd & Bill Band, 147; 13. Hydroelectricity - Impacts and Opportunities for the Natural Heritage Colin Bean & Frances Thin, 155; 14. Environmental Impacts from Bioenergy - a View from Sweden Tomas Kaberger, 185; 15. Onshore Windfarms Landscape Visual and Cumulative Impacts - the SNH Approach Laura Campbell, 195. 16. Effects of Terrestrial Wind Farms on Birds and Upland Habitats D. Philip Whitfield & Andrew M. Coupar, 205; 17. Marine Renewables - The Available Resource and How to Tap it Ian Bryden, 221; 18. Marine Renewable Energy Technologies - Natural Heritage Impacts Alexander J. Downie, Victoria Copley, Zoe Crutchfield & Sarah Wood, 229; 19. The North Harris Trust: Community-Environment-Renewables - Getting the Balance Right David Cameron, 241; 20. Management of Environmental Issues at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney Kirsten M. Geddes, Liz Foubister & Jennifer Norris, 245, viii; 21. Woodfuel, Rural Development and The Natural Heritage in The Highlands Fiona Strachan & Cliff Beck, 251; 22. Familiarity Breeds Content? Public Perceptions of Wind Power in the Scottish Borders Charles R. Warren & Carolyn Lumsden, 259; PART FIVE: CONCLUSIONS, 265; 23. Energy and the Natural Heritage: Developing an SNH View Bill Band & Clive Mitchell, 269; 24. Concluding Remarks John Thomson, 281.