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 or never. Finding solutions for interconnected global crises
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.
New agricultural frontiers: Is the grass really greener in a warming world?
Julia French, a postgraduate student on the MSc in Climate Change, Management & Finance with the Grantham Institute and Imperial…
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…
Whole latte love for the future of coffee
Rafa Alonso-Arenas explores how climate change is impacting coffee farmers and plants and what can be done about it.
Achieving net-zero: decarbonising industry
Imperial industrial energy expert Dr Gbemi Oluleye and former Member of Parliament, and now Peer, Lord Browne of Ladyton have…
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…
Extreme heat is deadly, but inequality is deadlier
As we enter the hottest months of the year, Cynthia Wang discusses the impact of extreme heat on vulnerable populations…