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Universities UK: The role of universities in tackling the climate emergency

Universities UK: The role of universities in tackling the climate emergency

From : Wednesday, February 3 2021
To : Thursday, February 4 2021

This two-day, online conference will be exploring the actions universities can take to improve their sustainability, providing you with practical, actionable steps that your institution can take to become more sustainable. We will also be exploring ways to engage with your student and staff body on this pertinent topic, and enhance the student experience.

The event will be chaired by Professor Judith Petts, Vice-Chancellor, University of Plymouth and Climate Change Commissioner, Universities UK. Our other headlines speakers include:

Clare Oxborrow, Senior Sustainability Analyst, Friends of the Earth
Professor Joy Carter, Vice-Chancellor, University of Winchester, Climate Change Commissioner, GuildHE

Matt Toombs, Director for Partnerships and Engagement, COP26 Unit, Cabinet Office
Professor Tim Bedford, Associate Principal, University of Strathclyde
Alyssa Gilbert, Director of Policy and Translation at the Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Environment, Imperial University, and Chair, The COP26 Universities Network

More information on programme and registration can be found here: https://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/events/Pages/The-role-of-universities-i...

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Universities UK