Bringing universities together to advance climate action

Who we are

We are a growing group of over 85 universities and research centres working together to promote a zero carbon, resilient future. Our Network enables collaboration within the UK academic sector to advance climate action nationally and internationally. 

News and events

Joint blog with RUS: The role of universities in tackling the climate crisis

Joint blog with RUS: The role of universities in tackling the climate crisis

Earlier this month at COP27, the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS) and the UUCN came together to deliver a pavilion event focused on the role of universities in ... Read more

ActNowFilm2 to showcase at COP27

ActNowFilm2 to showcase at COP27

The UK Universities Climate Network is proud to support ActNowFilm2 – an innovative global youth voices led intergenerational film, highlighting the lived experiences of climate change. The film ... Read more

Podcast Series: COP Conversations

Podcast Series: COP Conversations

COP Conversations is a daily podcast series throughout COP26. The Planet Pod team will be in Glasgow for this crucial climate summit and were podcasting every day bringing ... Read more

Our latest briefing papers

The Urgency of Climate Mitigation for COP27 and Beyond

The Urgency of Climate Mitigation for COP27 and Beyond

Ahead of COP27 in Egypt in November 2022, this UUCN briefing sets out high-level messages and summaries on why climate mitigation and adaptation must go hand in hand; that urgent action climate ... Read more

Addressing Climate Change Impacts on Health

Addressing Climate Change Impacts on Health

Climate change is a global health emergency, with impacts felt most acutely by vulnerable populations and communities. This paper explores health risks from climate change in a global context, ... Read more

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