was the first conference organised by the and , sponsored by , and , with support from . It took place on 17–21 May 2021.

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, London Southbank University


It has been demonstrated that directly or indirectly climate change kills people and . Since this is a global problem that involves all of us and requires coordinated action to tackle it, the response must be global.

Society and…

Nadia Jogee, Deanna Coleman


For many students, travel is unavoidable. It allows for a more diverse education, fosters collaboration and enables capacity building across the globe. Yet, in a world where we have a social responsibility to minimise our carbon footprint, pressure is mounting for a change in how we…

, University of Cambridge


Managing public finances well reduces vulnerability to future debt crises, especially if interest rates rise or growth disappoints. The unprecedented government response to the global pandemic and the need for public investment to boost productive capacity has raised concerns about fiscal space as public debt…

, , Katherine Green, , and Simon Thomas


Habitat fragmentation occurs when large animal habitats are broken up into smaller areas, such as a road being built through a forest. This breaking up of habitats can impact biodiversity by preventing the movement of certain species…

, University of Aberdeen


At the University of Aberdeen, Astley Hastings and myself have published several papers on projections for bioenergy crop Miscanthus x giganteus. I have travelled across England looking at commercial crops from Worcester to Norfolk and what I have discovered is that our commercial miscanthus are…


Collaboration and interdisciplinarity is key to achieving the green recovery we desire. At Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, our researchers have brought about positive change by working with industry, and through the innovative use of interdisciplinary methods.

Dr Chris Town, a computer scientist and research…

Dr Fernando Barrio and Angela Mutsotso, , Queen Mary University of London


On 12 December 2015, the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) adopted the , a historical achievement and a turning point for global climate action; 196 State parties…

, and


impressively showed the intensity and diversity of efforts to secure the natural basis of life for the future by reducing man-made greenhouse gas emissions. There are many initiatives in a wide variety of fields of action, and proposed…



While greenhouse gas emissions may be nationalised, the devastating effect of climate change is universal. It ensures unequal suffering around the world, with developing countries bearing a greater burden of the damaging impacts of increasing global warming. …

Climate Exp0

Climate Exp0 was the first virtual conference from the COP26 Universities Network and the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS).

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