Research Focus: Climate and Environment

Climate change, and the environmental impacts that accompany it, represent an existential threat to not just humanity's, but the planet's future. Colleagues from all Schools within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences are focussing their reseach on the effects of climate change on societies across the globe, and what it means for how we think, plan and behave as we strive to come to terms with a changing world.

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The University of Liverpool's Climate Response

The climate emergency is driving research across the University as a whole. Here you can see some of the projects rising to the challenge.

Climate Research Matt Grove

Climate and Human Evolution & Dispersal

Dr Matthew Grove explores how climate change has effected our development as a species.

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Environmental Philosophy

Professor Simon Hailwood's research looks at how political and environmental philosophy meet and influence each other.

Carbon and Energy Reduction Plan for National Museums Liverpool and the Everyman Theatre

Dr Stephen Finnegan is working with The Everyman Theatre and National Museums Liverpool to help assess and manage their environmental impacts.

Forest scene

Enriching Ecological Understanding and Enhancing Healthcare Practices

Researchers are transforming understandings of the relationship between literature, science and the environment through multiple initiatives.