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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's happening. Only then, will we find solutions.

The University of Reading is a world leader in climate science. Discover the latest science and our work with the IPCC, find out what positive actions you can take, and help transform how young people learn about climate change through better climate education in schools and colleges.

What the science says

Get the facts and explore the science behind climate change, compiled by experts at the University of Reading.

Climate stripes - leading sustainable university

What we are doing about it

We're committed to securing a better global future through climate action and environmental sustainability. 

What you can do

There are lots of simple ways you can get involved and help tackle climate change. Find out how and get started today.

Climate Education

We are working with others to pioneer a nationwide plan for better climate education in schools and colleges.

Our campus

We are reducing the environmental impact of working, living and studying on campus.

Our research

Reading is recognised for our world-leading research into climate change and our dedicated pursuit of climate solutions.

Climate resources

Our wide range of climate resources will  help you to share knowledge and spread awareness of climate issues.

We're green in all sorts of ways
People & Planet University League
1st in the People & Planet University League 2023
The Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education 2021
Queens Anniversary Prize for climate research and action
Times Higher Education Awards 2023
Winner of Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Leadership