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…

Celebrating London’s cleantech women innovators

Grantham Institute is celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 and Women at Imperial Week by showcasing successful innovators and their work as part of London’s cleantech community….

Are zero-deforestation targets the best way to conserve tropical forests?

Joss Lyons-White, Research Postgraduate on the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Partnership at the Grantham Institute,…

To recover from COVID, cities must focus on achieving the SDGs

Francesco Papa, graduate of Imperial’s MSc Climate Change Finance and Management and consultant at UrbanDNA, blogs on why cities are…

My dream 10-point plan for adapting to the effects of climate change

Kathryn Brown, Head of Adaptation at the UK Climate Change Committee (CCC) and Honorary Grantham Research Fellow, blogs on what…

Accounting matters: Is the UK taking enough responsibility for their share in global greenhouse gas emissions?

Imperial undergraduate Lisa Winkler, who recently completed an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme at the Grantham Institute, blogs on her experience…