Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment
What we do
The Grantham Institute sits at the heart of Imperial College' London's work on climate change and the environment. We drive forward discovery, convert innovations into applications, train future leaders and communicate academic knowledge to businesses, industry and policymakers to help shape their decisions.
We aim to create future leaders, with training provision including an MSc programme, the SSCP Doctoral Training Programme, open online courses & more.
The Centre for Cleantech Innovation supports enterprising endeavours develop successful solutions for a sustainable, resilient, low-carbon future.
Harnessing tremendous research strengths across Imperial, the Grantham Institute drives highly collaborative climate and environment-related research.
Our briefings, based on world-leading Imperial research, provide background and advice on key climate change and environment issues.
Read Grantham Institute publications, which provide background and advice on key climate change and environment issues.
Read our blog for insights from staff and students across Imperial College London working in climate and environment-related areas.
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Explore our projects spanning scientific research, policy and business.
Plastic pollution in the ocean
At the Grantham Institute, we study the sources, impact and solutions to plastic in the ocean.
The path to a low-carbon future
Researchers at Imperial are investigating different pathways to achieve a low-carbon future.
Limiting global warming to 1.5°C
Important work is being done at universities like Imperial to broaden and strengthen the knowledge base to guide climate policymaking.
The Grantham Institute is leading Greening Imperial, a cross-campus and community initiative calling for action on climate change and sustainability.
Climate impact of electric vehicles
This infographic shows how much of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide is produced by driving an electric car one kilometre.
Next-generation climate mitigation technologies
This infographic shows 18 early-stage technologies that all have the potential to make significant contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Our planet's atmosphere
Our research focuses on expanding our knowledge of the oceans and atmosphere, and modelling the way these systems influence one another.
Centre for Cleantech Innovation
The Centre for Cleantech Innovation supports innovators and entrepreneurs to develop solutions for a sustainable and resilient low-carbon future.
China and Global Energy Governance
A joint project with China’s Energy Research Institute (ERI) and the NDRC on the role of China in global energy governance.
Imperial College London at COP24
Find out about our activities at the UN Climate Change Conference 2018 (COP24) in Poland.
Ring of Fire Project
The study is the first to characterise the impacts of climate change on multi-species systems at such an unprecedented scale.
AVOID 2 is a research programme that provides key advice to the UK Government on climate change issues