Why Black Lives Matter for the Grantham Institute, climate change and the environment

On 2 June, the Grantham Institute endorsed a statement made by Imperial College London on Twitter, supporting the Black staff, students, alumni and others in our community. The statement was made during global protests at the death of a Black man, George Floyd, in police custody in Minneapolis in the United States. We stand, alongside Imperial, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and its aims to end racism and violence against Black people everywhere.

Top tips to get on your bike and enjoy cycling in the city

Dr Madeleine Morris, Research Associate at the Grantham Institute, shares her advice on getting comfortable on two wheels. As we…

Coronavirus: How we emerge from this terrible crisis could push us into a better future

The Grantham Institute’s Dr Alex Koberle blogs on how the response to COVID-19 could help shape a sustainable, resilient future….

Coronavirus and climate change: “There is much uncertainty, and much to play for”

The Grantham Institute’s Dr Ajay Gambhir blogs on how learning from the coronavirus crisis could help place the world on…

Salt marshes or sea walls? Preventing coastal flooding in the UK

Nick Reynard, Lizzie Ellison and Amy Wilson, Research Postgraduates on the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP, consider…

Painting over the cracks – a short-term fix for air pollution?

The Grantham Institute’s Dr Andreas Kafizas blogs on how light-activated paint and coatings can help tackle air pollution, and whether…

Climate change is a security issue. How can we make sure climate security receives the attention it needs?  

Shirin Hakim and Miriam Aczel, who recently co-organised a Grantham Institute event about climate change, low-carbon transitions and security, reflect on why climate…

Feeling anxious about climate change? You’re not the only one

As global temperatures rise, so do the mental health implications. Dr Emma Lawrance, Mental Health Innovations Fellow at Imperial’s Institute of…