Climate change, sustainability: basic information

Links to sustainability units at selected academic institutions abroad

  • Sustainability unit at FU Berlin. Sustainability report 2018: "Freie Universität Berlin has invested between 1.5 and 2.5 million Euros annually in these programs, with the payback periods generally being less than five years."
  • Energy and Sustainability unit at Uni Copenhagen. Most of the information in Danish only. Quote from their head of the unit Tomas Refslund Poulsen: Our energy efficiency programs since 2008 has reduced energy consumption with approx. 33% per staff and student since Carbon emissions (Scope 1+2 + work related transport) has been reduced by approx. 60% per staff and student. Annual energy cost savings approx. 8 million Euros.
  • École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Including a detailed report on the carbon footprint from business travels.
  • University of Warwick. One of the main goals is to reach net zero carbon from our direct emissions and the energy we buy by 2030 a dále to put in place initiatives to significantly reduce our indirect emissions with the aim of achieving net zero carbon for both direct and indirect emissions by 2050.
  • Sustainability at Ghent University. Contains detailed sustainability reports in English. In particular, the university has fairly detailed travel policy. " 'Green cities' are cities that take less than 6 hours to reach by bus or tram starting from Ghent.... When booking a trip to one of these 'green cities', the plane is no longer offered as a possible means of transportation. "
  • Max Planck Sustainability Network
  • ETH Zurich, University of Bristol, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Cambridge Zero, MIT, Leuphana University, Stanford.
  • Academic alliances a initiatives

    Czech academia

    Most of the sources are in Czech only. Please, refer to the Czech version of the webpage.


    Domain is owned by the Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences.


    • Zuzana Harmáčková
    • Jan Hladký
    • Vojtěch Pravda
    • Tereza Stöckelová
    • Kamil Vlček