Have your say: What are your most pressing environment and climate change priorities for 2017?

As the dust settles on 2016, here at the Grantham Institute we are looking ahead at the hot topics in climate change and the environment for the coming year. Is air pollution more deserving of attention than ocean acidification? Should researchers in the United Kingdom focus on British problems like flooding adaptation, or are droughts in the Middle East a more pressing concern? Does national … Continue reading Have your say: What are your most pressing environment and climate change priorities for 2017?

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Benefiting from natural resources

This blog post by Jonathan Bosch, an SSCP DTP student, is part of a series on Responding to Environmental Change, an event organised by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded Doctoral Training Partnerships at Imperial (SSCP), and the University of Reading and the University of Surrey (SCENARIO). See the full list of blogs in this series here. Natural resources are fundamental to human well-being, economic … Continue reading Benefiting from natural resources

Resilience to environmental hazards

This blog post by Malcom Graham, an SSCP DTP student, is part of a series on Responding to Environmental Change, an event organised by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded Doctoral Training Partnerships at Imperial (SSCP), and the University of Reading and the University of Surrey (SCENARIO). See the full list of blogs in this series here. Environmental hazards are becoming more frequent and severe, … Continue reading Resilience to environmental hazards

Managing environmental change

This blog post by Rebecca Emerton, a Scenario DTP student at University of Reading, is part of a series on Responding to Environmental Change, an event organised by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded Doctoral Training Partnerships at Imperial (SSCP), and the University of Reading and the University of Surrey (SCENARIO). See the full list of blogs in this series here. In addition to natural … Continue reading Managing environmental change

A different viewpoint on sustainability and development

By Professor Sir Brian Hoskins Last week the sustainability group of my village and a neighbouring one organised a workshop for local schools. A few of us gave talks, but much of the morning was given to the young people themselves. Each school shared with the group what it is doing on sustainability. The other major activity for them was a debate on whether sustainability … Continue reading A different viewpoint on sustainability and development

Welcome!

Welcome to the Climate at Imperial Blog. This blog is hosted by the Grantham Institute  and features insights from staff and students across Imperial working in climate related areas. Posts cover everything from recently published papers to opinions on the public discussion about climate change. If you would like to contribute to this blog please contact Emma Critchley at the Grantham Institute.     Continue reading Welcome!