Our research and climate change

We have a long-standing commitment to tackling climate change and our research spans the key themes of COP26.


Meet the innovators driving a revolution in clean transport and delivering new sources of green energy. Find out how we are working to secure nutritious food supplies for a growing global population. Discover how our researchers will help the UK lead the world in achieving net zero aviation, and find out how we work with international partners to ensure marginalised societies have the resilience and resources to overcome flood, drought and rising temperatures.

How our research is supporting key themes at COP26

Clean energy/energy transitions



Nature-based solutions 





Adaptations and resilience 



Climate finance





Clean transport



 Cities, regions and built environment



 Gender/science and innovation



Youth and public empowerment



Listen to our COP26 knowledge exchanged podcasts 

Read our COP26 policy briefs 

World-class research at the University of Nottingham

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