We have world-leading academics working on research aimed at tackling climate change, examining everything from carbon management through to wind and wave technology.
Our institutes include:
- The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
- Carbon Capture and Storage
- UK Biochar Research Centre
- Institute for Energy Systems
- Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate of the Anthropocene
- Global Change Institute
Find out more about research projects at the University focused on climate change mitigation and adaption and the sustainable use of resources.
To view all of our research project videos, please see our playlist on YouTube.
Climate research in focus
West Antarctic ice sheet melting: How the past can help to predict the future
The TROPOS Project
ESALA making concrete more sustainable
Soils could aid climate change fight
Carbon accounting: ensuring a greener future
Can plants help to prevent permafrost thaw?
Impact modelling: data for decision makers
New technique significantly improves ability to map deforestation
COP21: Videos and blogs
Our academic network aims to bring together academics, including postgraduate researchers, interested in social responsibility and sustainability-related themes, from any discipline.