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 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…
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.
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…
How to protect the ocean – conservation, climate change and calling on world leaders
8 June is World Ocean Day, which supports collaborative conservation and the sharing of knowledge and actionable resources about the ocean. Ceri Webster, research postgraduate student at Imperial College London and the Zoological Society London studying how to measure biodiversity in the ocean, discusses ocean biodiversity decline, climate change and how to best protect the ocean.
A new sustainable measure of economic health
The world needs to replace Gross Domestic Product (GDP) with a fit-for-purpose measure of economic health – could Sustainable Domestic…
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,…
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…
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….