The Grantham Institute’s mission is to drive climate and environment-related research and translate this knowledge into real-world impact. Harnessing the tremendous research strengths across all four main areas of the College – engineering, natural sciences, medicine and business – the Institute addresses the entire spectrum of climate change and environment related issues, from fundamental understanding of climate processes to environmental impacts, mitigation technologies and policies.
Explore our projects spanning scientific research, policy and business.
Plastic pollution in the ocean
Imperial researchers are tackling the global plastic pollution problem and how to solve it.
The path to a low-carbon future
Researchers at Imperial are investigating different pathways to achieve a 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.
AVOID 2 is a research programme that provides key advice to the UK Government on climate change issues
Sustainable water resources management
Wouter Buytaert and his team are developing water resources models and tools.