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year in numbers


Empower future leaders through postgraduate training programmes

  • 80 developing country policymakers selected to attend ‘in-person’ Clean Power Program
  • 45 undergraduates enrolled on new I-STEMM Explore extracurricular module to study climate change
  • 24 climate scientists and economists trained in media and debating skills
  • 12 news journalists trained by Grantham Institute and Royal Meteorological Society


Accelerate climate change innovation and low-carbon business startups

  • £1.5m raised by seven new businesses supported by the Grantham Institute’s Climate-KIC Accelerator
  • 10 new business ideas supported by Imperial’s Climate Launchpad programme
  • £4.5m secured to run the Grantham Institute’s new accelerator “The Greenhouse” for five years


Communicate knowledge to help inform and shape decision-making

  • 3,719 downloads of policy publications and special reports
  • 150 civil servants attended a climate action conference organised with Royal Meteorological Society
  • 5,500 views of our climate change FAQs
  • 247 Grantham Institute experts in the media
  • 8 Science in the City events presenting expert insights to firms with large investment portfolios


Initiate, develop and support multidisciplinary research on climate change and environment

  • 50 funding proposals involving Grantham Institute researchers
  • £800,000 average value of research grants awarded
  • 123 publications of new research in peer reviewed journals
  • 21 laboratories completed ‘green’ baseline for Lab Efficiency Assessment Framework


Foster new collaborations and networks at Imperial and beyond

  • 250 Imperial staff benefit from Grantham Affiliates scheme
  • 19 in-person and 25 online coffee mornings connecting Imperial staff and students
  • 928  staff engaged with campaign to embed climate action in local councils
  • 50 Imperial PhD researchers met 11 national museums to explore new outreach partnership


Generate thought leadership and forge consensus on key issues

  • #7 former Co-Director Professor Joanna Haigh’s position on the BBC Woman’s Hour ‘Our Planet’ Power List
  • new Grantham Institute Co-Director
  • 50+ institutions in COP26 Universities Network, led by Grantham Institute 
  • 500,620 people viewed Global Alliance of Universities on Climate Change co-organised by Grantham Institute at Imperial and Grantham Research Institute, LSE