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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...

A Striking Sustainability Partnership

The University and Reading Football Club are ‘partnering for the planet’ to help the Club take steps towards minimising its environmental impact and improving its sustainability. The partnership is being announced today...

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...

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...

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Code Red For Humanity

Climate scientists at the University of Reading have played a leading role in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. Published in August 2021 to worldwide attention, the report warns that...

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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...

Help Shape Climate Education

The University of Reading’s Climate Education Summit is to be informed by your voices. Help us engage as many schools and young people as possible to create an action plan for better climate education. The University of...

Climate Education Summit

Climate change is the defining crisis of our generation and it will be the lived reality for generations to come. Yet many people still don’t understand the issue, or feel able to respond to it adequately, including...

Empowering Young People

Reading graduate, Jack Abrey, speaks to CONNECTED about the global climate campaign he led for the Scouts, the importance of empowering young people, and being awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for his services to...