Climate Change


UCL and COP28

We are preparing our participation in and contribution to COP28, which will take place in the United Arab Emirates, from 30 November to 12 December 2023.

Watch this space for more information on COP28 and in the meantime, please see below for our contribution to COP27.

What is COP27?

Egypt is hosting the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheik from 06 November to 18 November 2022. With so much climate action occurring globally this is one of the most important climate summits in history.

This event needs to change the course of the human story and our interaction with nature. Read more about the importance and history of climate change negotiations.

How is UCL shaping the COP27 debate?

Academic Institutions such as UCL, play a critical role in influencing decision-makers to implement effective climate change policies. Our researchers and academics stand at the core of UK and global climate research.


Read COP27 related news from across UCL:

Campaigns and projects

Find out about some of our top campaigns and projects - helping shape the debate, including:

Generation One: The Climate Podcast

The Climate Podcast is now back for season 3, covering COP27. Make sure you subscribe wherever you listen to your podcasts.

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Meet our experts

Meet our climate experts attending the COP27 UN climate summit.

How to get involved

COP27 is an opportunity for everyone to get involved.

You can get engaged with the COP process; by lobbying your MP or Government representative for your country to adhere to or better their existing COP contributions. This will make it more likely that your government will stick to its commitments, and encourage it to take stronger action – you can find your country’s Nationally Determined Contributions here.

But you can also support your country, and hence the global effort, by taking action at any level you can. Building global momentum requires leadership at all levels – home, school, workplace, neighbourhood, city, region, as well as the national level. 

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