Climate action and net zero
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Climate action and net zero case studies
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The protection and conservation of marine ecosystems in the waters around the Pitcairn Islands.
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Widespread citizen engagement leads to Europe-wide action on climate change.
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It may be known as the basis of whisky but scientists at two of Scotland’s leading scientific institutions have been tasked with distilling a new future for barley.
The University of Dundee is creating a new Sustainability Institute which will attend to the critical need for contemporary societies to confront the climate crisis and to facilitate ways of living in environmentally sustainable ways.
A major international summit could be the last hope in ensuring safe and sustainable water supplies for the planet, a University of Dundee expert has warned.
Dundee is one of six cities across Europe to have joined forces to enable their citizens to implement nature-based solutions to issues such as air pollution and mental health problems
The planting of two ‘Trees of Hope’ symbolises the University of Dundee’s commitment to equitable working with partners in Africa.
One of Africa’s leading academics will address the University of Dundee at the launch of a major new series of lectures.
The opening of a new coal mine in the UK would undermine the government’s international credibility in tackling climate change, a leading expert has warned.
The planet is “doomed” if political differences brought to light by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine cannot be put aside by global leaders at next week’s COP27 summit.
Dundee’s two universities have been named in the top tier of UK higher education institutions for their commitment to sustainable transportation and electric vehicle infrastructure.