For more than 50 years, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), its councils and predecessors have worked to understand, tackle and mitigate the effects of climate change, and embed evidence in decision making and climate policy.
Today, the UK is at the forefront of a new, green industrial revolution. Research, innovation and partnership continue to underpin the UK’s commitment to:
- achieving a net zero economy by 2050
- respond to the challenges of climate change
- live more sustainably.
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On these pages you’ll find news and features touching on just some of the bold initiatives UKRI is enabling and supporting in this crucial endeavour. There are also a range of specific examples of researchers and innovators making a difference now.
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Plus, we have a brand new climate podcast. Listen to episodes on:
- how to get CO2 back into the ground
- what a net zero economy looks like
- saving the earth from space
- the benefits of changing eating habits
- sustainable fashion
- sustainable shipping.
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