Category: Climate change

Articles and discussion about our changing climate.

Fourth year Zoology student Nathan Oenardi stands on beach. Title reads 'Climate crisis from the lens of a zoologist'

Fourth year Zoology student Nathan Oenardi explains why budding zoologists should take a keen interest in the effects of the climate crisis.

The stadium is on fire: The impact of climate change on field sports, University's Edinburgh Women’s Lacrosse Club

Katarina Ruhland, a keen member of the University’s Edinburgh Women’s Lacrosse Club, gathers stories of how field sports are being affected by the climate crisis and presents action sports organisations can take.

Green Tam at our Department

Aisling O’Reilly explains how we run our Green Team, a group of staff who meet regularly to find and test new ways we can be more sustainable as a department.

Global Mental Health in the Climate Crisis

During Summer 2021, Shannon Branigin (MSc Global Mental Health and Society) completed a placement-based dissertation with the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability (SRS). Her research focused on global mental health, the climate crisis, and sustainable development, looking into Edinburgh’s urban green and blue spaces as opportunities for mental health systems.

Niamh Kinch, Vet student, speaks about her journey as a Sustainability Champion, from helping to make Ecosia the University’s default search engine, to what she learned at COP 26.

Zakary Campbell-Lochrie interview: The architecture of wildfires

As part of their MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement and in light of Glasgow hosting COP 26, MSc Science Communication students, Beth Bryan, Megan Glatzel, Katie Smith, and Li Zhang, sought to produce case studies highlighting the work of early-career academics researching extreme weather and future climate risks.

Emma Yule interview: A world too hot to handle?

As part of their MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement and in light of Glasgow hosting COP 26, MSc Science Communication students, Beth Bryan, Megan Glatzel, Katie Smith, and Li Zhang, sought to produce case studies highlighting the work of early-career academics researching extreme weather and future climate risks.

Professor David Reay interview: Towards a Sustainable Scotland

As part of their MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement and in light of Glasgow hosting COP 26, MSc Science Communication students, Beth Bryan, Megan Glatzel, Katie Smith, and Li Zhang, sought to produce a case study highlighting ongoing projects at the University relating to green recovery from Covid-19.

Dr Sarah Birrell Ivory interview: Towards a Sustainable Scotland

As part of our MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement and in light of Glasgow hosting COP 26, MSc Science Communication students, Beth Bryan, Megan Glatzel, Katie Smith, and Li Zhang, sought to produce a case study highlighting ongoing projects at the University relating to green recovery from Covid-19.

COP 26: Looking for success in all the wrong places?

Professor Elizabeth Bomberg, Politics and International Relations, and member of the University of Edinburgh observer delegation, reports back from Glasgow.

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