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. 

Latest from UUCN

Blog: Coastal Nature-based Solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation

Blog: Coastal Nature-based Solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation

Elina Apine is a Research Associate in the School of Geography and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews. In this blog, she discusses benefits of nature-based solutions for ... Read more

Blog: Technology innovation and inclusion: can a hydrogen economy be inclusive?

Blog: Technology innovation and inclusion: can a hydrogen economy be inclusive?

Mudasir Yatoo is a Research Associate at Imperial College in London. In this blog ,presents the case for the rich advanced countries making their new hydrogen technologies freely available to the poorer regions of the world. Read more

Blog: Climate change and migration: Navigating choices for a sustainable future

Blog: Climate change and migration: Navigating choices for a sustainable future

Sarah Redicker is a postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Exeter. In this blog, she presents the viewpoint that rather than viewing migration as a last resort, we should actively align our efforts to maintain habitable places and provide people with choices. Read more

UUCN at COP28

The UUCN is proud to be involved in a programme of activities to promote climate action during the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28)

Our briefing papers

Assessing climate risk and strengthening resilience for UK Higher Education Institutions

Assessing climate risk and strengthening resilience for UK Higher Education Institutions

This working paper will support higher education institutions to develop processes to assess their risk to their current and future climate risks, put in place plans to adapt to these risks, and ... Read more

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

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