Higher Education Climate Action Toolkit
The Climate Commission for UK Higher and Further Education has launched a Higher Education Climate Action Toolkit, designed to help Vice-Chancellors, Governors, and Senior Leadership Teams in universities in tackling the climate emergency.
The Toolkit identifies HE-specific critical elements Vice-Chancellors and Governors should consider in order to advance sustainability and respond to the climate crisis. The critical elements identified in the toolkit will support universities to:
- Prepare staff and students to cope, thrive and move responsibly in a changing world, for example, equip students with employable skills
- Protect biodiversity
- Work toward climate and social justice
- Lower and eliminate scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions climate and social justice; lowering GHG emissions and biodiversity.