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. 

Imperial’s Sustainability Strategy: What does it cover and what are the challenges ahead?

Imperial College London has just published its first ever Sustainability Strategy, which includes a target to achieve net zero carbon…

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…

Doctors, academics, faith leaders representing millions of people and MPs demand Boris Johnson comes up with a climate plan

Today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson received what the i newspaper calls a “flurry of letters” from doctors, academics, religious leaders,…

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…

COVID-19 response: Why government must accelerate a green recovery at the local level – and how you can help

Dr Neil Jennings, Partnership Development Manager at the Grantham Institute, considers how a coronavirus recovery plan that prioritises climate action…

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….