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Greening Reading’s Campus

The University of Reading is known for its beautiful, leafy campuses. However, in recent years, significant progress in lowering their carbon footprint now means they are green in more ways than one.  This week, CONNECTED speaks to Dan Fernbank...

Climate In The Classroom

The provision of training to empower teachers to effectively incorporate climate change within their lessons, and a national library of quality assured teaching resources, are part of the University’s Climate Education Action Plan which aims to...

Inspiring Climate Action

Climate activist, Josh Tregale, speaks to CONNECTED about his determination to raise ambition ahead of COP26, and his mission to embed climate education around the world. “The climate crisis isn’t just a problem for scientists and geographers,” Josh...

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Greening Reading’s Campus

The University of Reading is known for its beautiful, leafy campuses. However, in recent years, significant progress in lowering their carbon footprint now means they are green in more ways than one.  This week...

Climate In The Classroom

The provision of training to empower teachers to effectively incorporate climate change within their lessons, and a national library of quality assured teaching resources, are part of the University’s Climate Education...

Inspiring Climate Action

Climate activist, Josh Tregale, speaks to CONNECTED about his determination to raise ambition ahead of COP26, and his mission to embed climate education around the world. “The climate crisis isn’t just a problem for...

Climate Heroes

The University of Reading is taking a leading role in ambitious efforts to tackle climate change, working with policymakers and communities around the globe to apply the latest science to real climate issues. ...

Show Your Stripes

In the lead-up to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), CONNECTED speaks to Professor Ed Hawkins MBE about his pioneering research, the inspiration behind the infamous climate stripes graphic...

The Indisputable Truth

Reading graduate and meteorologist, Karl Shepherdson, offers a blunt yet hopeful view on the changing climate – and stresses that climate education is the first step on the journey to combat climate change. When Karl...

Partnering For The Planet

Climate change is one of the biggest issues facing the planet. To tackle this threat, we must work together. We must help each other understand what is happening. Only then will we find solutions. Reading’s climate...

A Games Like No Other

After a year of waiting, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have now come to an end. CONNECTED speaks to Olympian and Reading graduate, Mathilda Hodgkins-Byrne, and senior practitioner from the English Institute of Sport (EIS), Dr...

Overcoming Obstacles

With the Paralympics underway, CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, Jamie Gane, to learn about his journey to become an adaptive athlete and motivational speaker, and find out what the Paralympics means to him. When he...

Sporting Excellence Scholarship

The Sporting Excellence Scholarship is helping student athletes to stay fit throughout lockdown, and is preparing them to compete again after a challenging year for sport.  With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics having just...