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The Plastic Waste Challenge

“The responsibility to combat climate change is on all of us. After all, it is up to us what kind of world we leave for our children.” These sentiments from Reading graduate, Risto Heikkala, are no doubt shared by many of us as we face the looming...

A Beacon For Change

CONNECTED talks to Graciela Melitsko Thornton – a sustainability and climate change professional in the cultural sector – who has been campaigning for environmental action for the past three decades. Graciela first became involved in tackling...

Combatting Climate Change

Tom Mowle – Renewable Electricity Support Scheme Policy Manager at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – talks to CONNECTED about his role advising the government on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to combat...

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The Plastic Waste Challenge

“The responsibility to combat climate change is on all of us. After all, it is up to us what kind of world we leave for our children.” These sentiments from Reading graduate, Risto Heikkala, are no doubt shared by many...

A Beacon For Change

CONNECTED talks to Graciela Melitsko Thornton – a sustainability and climate change professional in the cultural sector – who has been campaigning for environmental action for the past three decades. Graciela first...

Combatting Climate Change

Tom Mowle – Renewable Electricity Support Scheme Policy Manager at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – talks to CONNECTED about his role advising the government on how to reduce...

Energy For The People

Reading graduate and Operations Manager at Octopus Energy Group, Shaun McHugh, speaks to CONNECTED about how the Group is trying to make the world a better place and expresses his views on the importance of generating...

Food For The Future

Matt Tebbit, Reading graduate and Head of Bars and Dining at the University, tells CONNECTED how thousands more environmentally-friendly plant-based recipes have been added to our campus menus as part of Reading’s proud...

Data-Driven Action

We can’t stop climate change completely – but we can reduce how much it impacts in the future. Dr Dan Williams, Founder & CEO of measurable.energy and Reading graduate, reveals how his business is helping to save...

Better Food For A Better World

“We should talk about climate change, and we should talk about natural disasters, but we should also talk about the opportunities and solutions.” Wise words from Reading graduate, Menghestab Haile, Regional Director for...

Facing Up To Climate Change

Reading PhD student, Elena Saggioro, opens up about why it’s so important to face up to climate change and to take action to stop it, and how her studies at Reading are helping her to do just that. Elena chose to come...

Education Outside The Classroom

“No one will protect what they don’t care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” A stark but powerful insight from Sir David Attenborough that explains why it is vital that we...

The climate stripes, created by Ed Hawkins to represent the Earth's warming

Leading Climate Education

Ahead of the University’s Climate Education Summit on 15 September, CONNECTED takes a closer look at three alumni who are participating in the Summit. Craig Bennett Craig is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at The...