Achieving net-zero – a balance between the greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere and those taken out – is fundamental in reducing global warming and therefore tackling the climate change.
The UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy outlines the ambition to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Providing evidence to support policy-making processes
How the University of Plymouth is supporting place-based solutions to achieve carbon net zero
The role of peatlands in achieving carbon net zero
Traditional building techniques shaping the future of construction and carbon reduction
Centre for Decarbonisation and Offshore Renewable Energy
Centre for Systems Thinking: Ocean, Land and Society
Interdisciplinary Strategic Institutes
Our diverse research spans three Strategic Institutes. Collaborative endeavour in rich, natural environments drives solutions to global challenges.
Marine, maritime, education and innovation expertise integrate to train scientists, engineers, policymakers, artists, technicians and business.
Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research
Transformation in life course, ageing, methodologies, e-health, technology and interventions in health, social care, lifestyle, health and wellbeing.
Sustainable Earth Institute
Science, engineering, arts, humanities, health and business, with community, businesses and individuals, innovate to build resilience for our planet.