Climate Emergency

We declared a Climate Emergency in 2019 recognising the need for an urgent action to reduce our greenhouse gases emissions.


Sustainability news from the University demonstrate how we are making our sustainability pledges a reality.

Green Labs

Find out what we're doing to keep our labs effective, sustainable and compliant whilst ensuring our research can continue to thrive.

Get involved

Students and staff can get involved with our sustainability initiatives and reduce their environmental impact.


Find out more about the work of the Sustainability team and the steps we're taking in respect to the climate emergency.

People & Planet University League

This independent league table of UK universities is compiled annually. We're currently ranked 20th out of 154 universities. View the University's summary for 2021.    

Carbon Reduce Certification

In 2022 we have retained the Carbon Reduce Certification: ISO 14064. This certification is awarded to organisations that are actively working to measure and manage their carbon footprint.

Bristol scientist has key voice in new IPCC report highlighting grave peril posed by human-induced climate change

Human-induced climate change is wreaking havoc in nature and affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, despite efforts to reduce the risks.

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