Bringing universities together to advance climate action

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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. 

Latest from UUCN

COP26 Innovation Showcase (throughout COP26)

COP26 Innovation Showcase (throughout COP26)

UK Universities' Climate Innovation Showcase The showcase, which comprised of an exhibition of climate-related research, as well as a series of events, was curated by the Network, who wanted to ... Read more

Watch our COP26 Event Recordings

Watch our COP26 Event Recordings

The Network hosted several events in the Green Zone during COP26 in Glasgow, which were live streamed: > ActNowFilm - youth voices on climate > Communicating climate risk - what ... Read more

UKRI COP26 Fellows

UKRI COP26 Fellows

Five researchers have been awarded UKRI fellowships to support international climate negotiations ahead of COP26 through the provision and interpretation of scientific evidence. See their ... 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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