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Climate change and what we can do about it

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing our planet. But what does that mean and what can we do about it?

Get an introduction to climate change and find out what the Science and Industry Museum and Science Museum Group are doing to become more sustainable.

What is climate change and why does it matter?

Physicist, oceanographer and broadcaster Dr Helen Czerski explains where climate change comes from in this video, produced as part of Planet North.

Sustainability and the Science Museum Group

From solar farms to special exhibitions, find out more about the Science Museum Group's journey to decarbonisation and how our group of museums are engaging audiences with climate science.

Find out more at the Science Museum Group sustainability hub and on the Science Museum Group sustainability blog.

Recent climate change stories and blog posts

Climate Superheroes

Visit our new online exhibition to find out how STEM Ambassadors are spreading the word and sharing their enthusiasm for climate science with young people. 

Tips and advice

As well as exploring our changing climate and ideas for a better world through our programme of special events and talks, follow us on social media for tips on how you can help combat climate change in your day-to-day life. Please send in any suggestions or questions you have too—we'd love to hear from you!

Follow us @McrSciFest on Twitter or Manchester Science Festival on Facebook.