A collection of national, institutional and departmental initiatives and publications.
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Climate Commission for Higher and Further Education Students and Leaders (UK)
A resource identifying HE-specific critical elements Vice-Chancellors and Governors should consider in order to advance sustainability and respond to the climate crisis.
A tool for self-assessing strengths and weaknesses and developing a gap analysis action plan.
Judith Petts, Plymouth University/ Geography Directions (UK)
A blog post about the role of HE in climate action and sustainability.
Professor Keri Facer, Uppsala University and University of Bristol/ HEPI (Sweden/UK)
A HEPI debate paper proposing a new role for UK higher education in the era of climate change: a time of rising global temperatures and massive biodiversity loss, intersected and intensified by deep social and economic inequalities.
Claudia Zwar and Simon Lancaster, Nous Group/ WONKHE (UK)
As more universities declare an emergency, Claudia Zwar and Simon Lancaster of Nous consider how institutions should tackle the issue of climate change.
Office for Students (UK)
This paper proposes an approach to reducing the higher education sector’s carbon emissions.
Students Organnising for Sustainability UK (UK)
Data on student attitudes towards climate change.
University of Edinburgh (UK)
Practical advice for carrying out research and teaching in a more sustainable way.
Sonya Peres, Climate Commission for Higher and Further Education Students and Leader/ WONKHE (UK)
The cross-sector Climate Commission's work has begun. Sonya Peres reports on the commission's inaugural evidence gathering event.
University of Glasgow (UK)
A growing group of over 55 UK-based universities and research centres working together to raise ambition for tangible outcomes from the UN COP26 Climate Change Conference.
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The Council of Heads of Geography in UK Higher Education Institutions' (CHGHEI) principles for planning and delivering undergraduate fieldwork, guided by evidence and good practice.
Dr Simon Tate (Newcastle University) and Dr Lynda Yorke (Bangor University)
A roundtable discussion by Directions Magazine
A collection of teaching resources compiled by the Digital Geographies Research Group.
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