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In a few weeks’ time, world leaders will gather in Glasgow for COP26 – the United Nations Climate Change Conference. With sustainability increasingly at the front of our minds, many people and organisations are trying to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. We have committed to reaching Net Zero by 2033. As part of this goal, we are looking how we produce temporary exhibitions and the changes we can make to reduce our environmental impact. Showcasing science from around the world […]

View across the large object grid showing the huge scale of the collection management facility

The first of 300,000 historic items from the Science Museum Group Collection have arrived in their new home, an innovative collection management facility at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire.

Embedding sustainability in the Science Museum Group’s working practices is not just a priority for the museums and sites, but for the exhibition touring programme too. Here, Emily Cronin, Partnerships Manager (Cultural & Commercial Partnerships) explains more.

In the first of the Science Museum Group’s global Climate Talks series, Climate Change: Why Should We Care? – broadcaster and mathematician Dr Hannah Fry was joined by the legendary conservationist Dr Jane Goodall, Kenyan climate activist Wanjũhĩ Njoroge, climate advocate Kira Peter-Hansen MEP and scientist Dr Tamsin Edwards to explore how climate change will impact the future of our planet and why we need to act now to deal with the challenges posed by it.

As the Special Exhibitions Gallery at the Science and Industry Museum nears completion, Project Director Anna Hesketh explains how its beauty lies in the power of combining the original and the modern to pave the way for a sustainable gallery of the future.

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