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Tag: Climate

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Communicating Complex Messages

Science and Technology Editor for Sky News, alumnus Tom Clarke, has received an honorary degree from the University of Reading for his efforts in communicating complex messages, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Green Festival

Green Festival is the University of Reading’s annual sustainability celebration where we engage with our University community to promote, educate and celebrate sustainable actions. The Sustainability team’s Green...

What Happened At COP27

“The agreements and actions that come out of COP are vitally important efforts to reduce the impact of human actions on the planet.” Professor Rosalind Cornforth’s words ahead of the 27th Conference of the Parties...

The Small Things Matter

Reading graduate turned academic, Professor Robbie Girling, shares how protecting biodiversity and making farming and food more sustainable go hand-in-hand. After studying zoology at Reading, Professor Girling embarked...

Living With Nature

CONNECTED speaks to Liz Hancocks, an ecologist at Natural Resources Wales, about her passion for nature and the importance of engaging people with it. Working in conservation has, for Liz, seemed inevitable since she...

Building A Greener Future

Mat Lown – chartered building surveyor and Partner at Tuffin Feraby Taylor (TFT) – speaks to CONNECTED about his passion for sustainability and creatively redesigning existing buildings for a greener future. In 2007...

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Embedding Sustainability

Reading graduate, Debbie Aston, talks to CONNECTED about placing sustainability at the heart of the property industry. From a young age, Debbie can remember having an awareness of the fragility of the natural...

One World, One Chance

Hannah Pexton, Manager for Land and Collaborative Planning at Melbourne Water, speaks to CONNECTED about her work to enhance life and liveability in Melbourne amidst the growing climate crisis.  Having always loved...

Up In The Sky

Etienne Terrenoire, Senior Research Scientist at ONERA the French Aerospace Lab, shares his ambitions with CONNECTED to uncover and transmit what global impact the aviation sector has on our climate. Discovering more...

Tackling Turbulence

Most of us will have experienced some sort of turbulence when flying – fortunately, it’s usually just a few annoying bumps, but on occasion it can create severe movement which can momentarily throw an aircraft out of...