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 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 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. 

The peaks and valleys of biodiversity conservation

Dr Rikki Gumbs, who completed his PhD at Imperial in 2020 and now works with the Zoological Society of London…