Reflections on Earthsong: Science-inspired poetry at COP26 

Dr Robin Lamboll is a Research Associate in Climate Science and Policy at Imperial’s Centre for Environmental Policy and a member of the Grantham Institute Mitigation Team. Robin’s research focuses on what humans emit into our atmosphere and what we can do about it. In this blog, Robin discusses poetry, climate change and what it takes to put together a multilingual science-poetry event at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26).

Now or never. Finding solutions for interconnected global crises

Galina Jönsson is a Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP postgraduate research student at the Grantham Institute and the Natural History Museum researching long-term biodiversity trends. She is a member of the Imperial College London’s delegation to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and, here, she discusses the importance of simultaneously tackling global biodiversity loss and climate change.

Now is the time to harmonise food and climate policies for Africa to end hunger and strengthen food system resilience

Meera Shah, Research Associate at Imperial College London’s Centre for Environmental Policy and a member of the Malabo Montpellier Panel says transforming Africa’s food systems in line with climate action is an opportunity to accelerate progress towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

The unloved animal club: Celebrating animals that need more love!

Nature, beyond its intrinsic value, provides us with a wealth of benefits and services that support us through our daily lives. Biodiversity, however, is declining globally and greater…

The knock-on impacts of the climate crisis on Kenyans

Increased temperature and sea-level rises are just two of the well-known impacts of climate change on countries like Kenya, however there are several less well-known knock-on effects, such as the increased risk of ‘jiggers’ and decreased tourism that need to be discussed and mitigated in order to ensure a resilient society. 

Turning climate commitments into climate action – are lawsuits the answer?

Siobhán Stack-Maddox considers what legal action involving states means in the context of net zero carbon pledges and commitments to reduce emissions.

Arctic climate change: An Indigenous perspective

Martina Beshparova, an Imperial student studying MSc Climate Change, Management and Finance , discusses the socio-economic implications of rising temperatures…