UNSW is proud to have founded the International Universities Climate Alliance. UNSW has a strong heritage of expertise in climate science and sustainability. This collaboration harnesses the research and knowledge of universities across the globe, providing the robust evidence base on which policy and action can be founded. Our planet is at a critical point and the time to act is now.

PROF ATTILA BRUNGSVice-Chancellor and President, UNSW Sydney

“Preserving the natural basis of life is an urgent global challenge. All scientific disciplines are called upon to solve the problem. The diverse and interdisciplinary research in the field of sustainability and climate at the University of Bremen has been addressing this challenge consciously and with commitment for decades.”
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Prof. Dr. Jutta GüntherPresident of the University of Bremen

Throughout our first 60 years, the University of Sussex has been committed to research and education that seek to make the world a more just and equitable place. In the face of climate crisis, environmental degradation, and intensifying global inequalities in access to life-giving resources, we are now placing environmental sustainability at the heart of our work. Our goal is for the University of Sussex to be one of the most sustainable
universities in the world. We will transform environmental, social and economic sustainability actions at a local, regional, national, and international level. Our staff and students will work together to deliver innovative interventions and projects that together, create a better world for us all.

Professor Sasha RoseneilVice Chancellor

Universities have a responsibility to serve the global community, to help it meet the most complex challenges facing humanity. My hope is that this Alliance, by bringing together the best minds in the world, will find a way to stem the existential threat of climate change.

Ian Jacobs UNSW Sydney President
Ian Jacobs

As experts in climate change, Monash University is delighted to be a founding member of the Climate Alliance. Our world-leading research in climate science is evidenced by the many ways we are already making an impact, including multiple lead authors of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports and a strong portfolio in climate across many fields and disciplines.

President & Vice-Chancellor Margaret Gardner
Margaret Gardner ACPresident & Vice-Chancellor, Monash University

Climate and sustainability research is a core theme of Utrecht University and we are working on solutions for climate change and biodiversity loss. We want all students to come in contact with sustainability themes, to raise awareness and educate them in bringing future solutions.

Prof Annetje Ottow
Prof Annetje OttowVice-President, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

With the international partners in the Climate Alliance consortium we have the opportunity to further develop cross-subject offers for students on the causes, consequences and handling of climate change.

Professor Michael Schulz
Prof Michael SchulzDirector of MARUM, Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen

I am pleased that we are creating a network with the Climate Alliance that is strengthening climate research across the globe. The University of Bremen supports the Climate Alliance because we are able to contribute our expertise from the field of climate research to the mission to communicate the scientific findings worldwide so that science becomes even more visible.

Bernd Scholz-Reiter, president of the University of Bremen:
Bernd Scholz-ReiterPresident, University of Bremen

At this critical time for health and prosperity across the planet, it is important that we collaborate across the global divides to address the grand challenges. As a leading producer of knowledge on climate change in Africa, UCT is honoured to work with other important partners to increase the impact of the critical work we do.

Prof M. Phakeng, University of Cape Town
Prof Mamokgethi PhakengVice-Chancellor, University of Cape Town

We are proud to be a founding member of the Climate Alliance that brings together leading universities to address threats of climate change. TERI SAS is one of the few universities globally, fully dedicated to accelerating the transition to a more sustainable world in sync with its motto of ‘knowledge for sustainable development’.

Prof. Shaleen Singhal, TERI School of Advanced Studies
Prof Shaleen SinghalDean (Research and Relationships), TERI School of Advanced Studies