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Climate-U Network Conference Higher Education and the Climate Crisis :CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Conference Information The Climate-U network brings together universities from around the world committed to working together to address the climate crisis. The network was born out of the Climate-U project (Transforming Universities for a Changing Climate) which ran from February 2020 – January 2024, funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund. The aim of the […]
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Celebrating Diversity: Climate Action and Sustainable Development as a Culture

Celebrating Diversity: Climate Action and Sustainable Development as a Culture On 8th March 2024, at Kenyatta University’s Amphitheater, flags fluttered in the breeze and borders dissolved as students from Kenyatta University and guests came together to celebrate the International Student Cultural Day 2024, themed “Celebrating Diversity, Strengthening Bonds”. The event was marked with music, exhibitions, […]
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Student Ambassadors Take Action: Raising climate change awareness through cleanups

   Kenyatta University Green Education Hub (KUGEH), organized a Green Week between 5th and 7th March, 2024. The theme of the Green Week was “youth in action for climate resilience.”. Activities undertaken during Week included advocating for climate resilience through circular economy principles and eco-innovation, as well as promoting sustainable practices within the university and […]
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Climate-U East Africa Final Dissemination Event

Climate-U East Africa Final Dissemination Event 20th-21st September 2023  The Transforming Universities for a Changing Climate (Climate-U), a three-year project funded by the UK Research and Innovation’s Global Challenges Research Fund, held its final East Africa dissemination event at Kenyatta University’s main campus. The first day of the event featured diverse exhibitions comprising students’ materials […]
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Climate-U webinar on 25th April 2023

Kenyatta University Green Education Hub ambassadors participate in a world climate simulation held as part of the Green Education Day activities The climate crisis, sometimes regarded as a ‘superwicked’ problem due to its complexity, is one of the most alarming challenges affecting global communities. Across the globe, actors from the international community, national governments and […]
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Kenyatta University Green Education Hub, in collaboration with Kenyatta University Environmental Club (KUNEC), hosted a mazingira challenge to mark this month - March 2023 Green Education Day on the 24th. Mazingira is a Swahili word for the environment.
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Across the globe, environmental issues are gaining media attention, thus increasing awareness of environmental and sustainability problems and their effects on various ecosystems. It is against this backdrop that Kenyatta University Green Education Hub organised a workshop on the Role of Media in Environmental Awareness on 24th February 2023 as part of the Green Education Day series of events held every last Friday of the month.
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Wetlands are ecosystems where land is either permanently or seasonally partially saturated with water. They are regarded as among the most productive and vital ecosystems globally, even comparable to coral reefs and forests. Wetlands are seen as "biological supermarkets" providing vast volumes of food that support a wide variety of flora and fauna.
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Winner Press Release

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) recently announced Building University Capabilities to Respond to Climate Change Through Participatory Action Research: Towards a Comparative Analytical Framework, a paper by Charlotte Nussey, Alexandre Apsan Frediani, Rosiana Lagi, Janaína Mazutti and Jackline Nyerere as the recipient of a 2022 AASHE Sustainability Award for outstanding research in higher education sustainability. AASHE bestows its prestigious awards on the institutions and individuals that help lead higher education to a sustainable future.
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What role for universities in the climate crisis? An international dialogue

Kenyatta University (KU), University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) and University College London (UCL) held parallel seminars on 18th of November, 2022 coinciding with the close of COP 27. The seminars were held to reflect on the implications of the Conference of Parties 27 (COP 27) for universities and explore the contribution of the Transforming Universities for a Changing Climate project (Climate-U) to climate action.
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