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 […]
From turning residual waste into electricity, to minimising single-use plastic, here’s how the Science Museum Group is putting sustainability at the heart of operations at our museums and sites.
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.