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Global Universities and Colleges for the Climate

Aug 31, 2020

The Global Universities and Colleges for the Climate is a letter from networks and further/ higher education institutions showcasing their commitments towards the attainment of the UN’s SDG 4 (Education) and 13 (Climate Change).

The letter asks presidents and chancellors of institutions to sign the letter on behalf of their institutions, committing to:

  1. Mobilizing more resources for action-oriented climate change research and skills creation;
  2. Going carbon neutral by 2030 or 2050 at the very latest;
  3. Increasing the delivery of environmental and sustainability education across curriculum and campus/community outreach programmes.

As of August 2020, 259 institutions (representing approx. 5,037,444 students, 8 student unions, and 60 networks (representing approx. 16,282 institutions) have signed on.

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