What are we doing on Climate Change?

The University of Birmingham is leading global research to address the reality of climate change through transforming health, environment and society. Find out more.

Networks and initiatives addressing climate change
 Cop26_UN_logo_169_rdax_450x253 COP26 Universities Network Birmingham is a member of the COP26 Universities Network, which brings together of over 55 UK-based universities and research centres working together to raise ambition for tangible outcomes from COP26. The Network aims to create lasting partnerships and legacies that reach beyond this single event.
 IGI Institute for Global Innovation At the Institute for Global Innovation (IGI), our aim is to inspire, support and deliver world-leading, multidisciplinary research that addresses the world’s most pressing challenges. These areas include Resilient CitiesWater ChallengesEnvironmental Pollution Solutions and Clean Air
 FGC_FAV Forum for Global Challenges The Forum for Global Challenges is an ambitious international conference that will generate and share solutions to some of the most pressing challenges faced by our planet and its people, from climate change and destruction of the natural world, to poverty and rising inequalities, and the effects of the global pandemic. There are plans for a programme of events and discussion as they build towards the inaugural Forum in Birmingham, May 2022.
 Race-to-Zero Race To Zero Campaign With goals of attaining net zero Carbon for Scopes 1&2 by 2035 and Scope 3 by 2045 in the Sustainability pillar, the University has signed up to the UN Race to Zero global campaign. Race To Zero's aim is to rally leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions, investors for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery that prevents future threats, creates decent jobs, and unlocks inclusive, sustainable growth.


 Learn more about Sustainability and Social Responsibility at the University of Birmingham