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

COP28 scholarship opportunity for early career researchers

COP is a unique opportunity for early career researchers (ECRs) to make connections, meet other researchers and contribute to research discussions. Through the support of our partners, the UUCN ... Read more

Just launched – ActNowFilm: young people in conversation with climate experts

Just launched – ActNowFilm: young people in conversation with climate experts

Young people from across the world can now apply to feature in ActNowFilm: young people in conversation with climate experts – a new youth voices film produced by the University of Bath ... Read more

Reflections on COP27: How can we build better networks among universities?

Reflections on COP27: How can we build better networks among universities?

Steve Davison, UUCN International Lead, attended COP27 this past November where he co-convened two workshops for senior higher education representatives from around the world to discuss how we ... 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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