Global Environment & Society Academy

COP21: Edinburgh's contributions

Edinburgh has a substantial delegation attending the Paris Climate Summit; this includes our staff, students and alumni who have been taking part in side events, and reporting on sessions.


For me, the other crucial element of the Paris negotiations is that of capacity building.

Prof. Dave ReayAssistant Principal Global Environment & Society

Join Edinburgh's academics, students and policy experts as they tell us more about the COP21 Paris Climate Summit.

The Academy has been active in the media with GESA Director Dave Reay interviewed by the BBC World Service and BBC Radio Scotland.

The Department for Social Responsiblity and Sustainability has pulled together an impressive amount of coverage, videos and blogs including those from GESA members. This series of videos and articles will help you to understand what's happening, what the University is doing, and what the main issues mean.