Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time. Society now faces a double challenge of understanding how we can and should adapt to climate change and how we should make a transition to a lower carbon economy. Confronting these great challenges requires an understanding of the complex web of scientific, socio-economic, political, technological and policy processes.
The Sussex Climate Change Network brings together world leading researchers from the University of Sussex and the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) in a multi-disciplinary programme of research and teaching to improve our understanding of how climate change is developing, the impacts on people and the implications for policy and action.
The University of Sussex is a founding member and ongoing partner of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Climate change is a defining challenge for humanity in the 21st century. Unless the growth in emissions can be halted and reversed, the earth’s climate will be significantly and irreversibly changed with profound effects on societies and ecosystems throughout the world...