Justice

“Children are like canaries in a coal mine” Dr Swann’s investigation of health and energy  

An academic paediatrician at the University of Edinburgh is unpicking the links between energy use,...

Jamaican climate justice project promotes ancestral food heritage for resilience

The Caribbean is facing a trio of interlinked crises. The climate crisis is accelerating biodiversity...

Reflections from COP28: An Interview with Dr Sian Henley

As the snow settled around the hills of Edinburgh, things were heating up in Dubai...

Centering People: Community-Led ‘Just’ Transition Projects at the University of Edinburgh

The framework of a ‘just’ transition is intended to benefit many parties: green and sustainable...

The Vezo People of Madagascar: Navigating our Changing Oceans

On a white sandy Madagascan beach, surrounded by a forest of baobabs, young men launch...

COP28 Joint Statement by University of Edinburgh Delegates

COP28 – a global conference that tackles the climate crisis – launches today in Dubai,...

Edinburgh joins global climate summit

Students and staff from the University are taking part in this year’s United Nations climate...

Climate and Health profile: Blue and Green Spaces and Sustainable Outdoor Environments

Based at the Edinburgh College of Art, OPENspace is a research centre committed to making...

Edinburgh Earth Initiative’s Changemaker

Edinburgh Earth Initiative’s Administration and Communications Officer, Izi Robe, was named as one of the...

Refugee Week 2023: Understanding the impacts of climate change on refugees and displaced people

For Refugee Week 2023, we are spotlighting the work of two University of Edinburgh Earth...

The Heat Researchers across The University of Edinburgh Tackling the Impacts of a Warming World

Heat is one of the key intersecting drivers in the issues of climate and health...

Ocean Voices, Ocean Leaders, and the UN High Seas Treaty 

The Ocean Voices and Ocean Leaders programmes at The University of Edinburgh are taking the...

Welcoming the Commonwealth Clean Air Fellows

The Edinburgh Earth Initiative recently welcomed Pratap Chandra Acharya, Swati Kumari, and Suparna Karmakar, all from...

Gender & the Climate Crisis: A workshop with GENDER.ED

Launched in 2017, Gender.Ed showcases and promotes the range, significance and excellence of teaching, research,...

In Conversation with a Climate Negotiator

We sat down recently with the Climate Negotiator, Ulfath Ibrahim, who completed her MSc in...

Climate justice through Massive Open Online Courses

Massive Open Online Courses, also known as MOOCs, provide a meaningful platform for personal storytelling...

Creating Climate Awareness Using Innovative Film Making

Impacts of climate change are disproportionate, depending upon the individual’s geographical location, age, gender, political...

Driving Climate Action through a Community-based Approach: How Dophia Agroforestry is Leading the Change in Kenya

Over-farming, unpredictable rainfalls caused by the changing climate and the excessive cutting down of trees...