Tackling climate change: the role of universities after Paris
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Tackling climate change: the role of universities after Paris

Tackling climate change: the role of universities after Paris

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Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

High School Yards

Infirmary Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1LZ

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This event will bring together key stakeholders from across the higher education sector to consider the role of universities in tackling climate change, following the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Speakers will be asked to consider:

  • Actions that universities can take across learning and teaching, research, and operations
  • Responsibility of universities to ‘lead by example’ and the impact they can have on policy and wider society
  • Challenges the sector is likely to face

Speakers include:

  • Iain Patton, Chief Executive, Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC)
  • Dr Isla Myers-Smith, Chancellor’s Fellow, Global Change Research Group, School of GeoSciences
  • Jamie Agombar, Head of Sustainability, National Union of Students (NUS)
  • Mike Elm, Vice Chair, 2050 Group
  • Dave Gorman, Director, Department for Social Responsibility & Sustainability, University of Edinburgh (chair)

The event is part of the Visions for Change Lecture series.

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Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

High School Yards

Infirmary Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1LZ

United Kingdom

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