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Climate and Ecological Emergency: Resources

Highlighting resources available via the University of Exeter


Landscape picture showing grass, leafy tree and clouydy sky on one side and sand, bare tree and blqazing sunny sky on the other sideIn May 2019, the University declared an environment and climate emergency.  As part of its response, the University Library decided to create this Climate Emergency LibGuide in order to highlight useful research resources in the area.

This guide is very much a work in progress and we look forward to working with the University community to develop it into a useful resource for all who are interested in climate and environment issues. 


If you would like to suggest books for this collection, please use this  Book Suggestion Form

Finding Resources Using Library Search

Library Search

Search across the print and online collections for books, chapters, articles, journals and lots more. 

Library Search will help you discover books, journals, articles, audio visual material and more on your chosen topic. This is a good place to start when you are beginning to research a topic as you can draw on content from a variety of different sources.

For more in depth research in databases and archives, use the A-Z Databases List.

Databases for Climate Research

Media reporting of Climate Change

CarbonBrief's analysis of the climate papers most featured in the media in 2023:

You can see how this has changed over the past few years by viewing previous analyses:

Discover climate research produced by University of Exeter staff and students

Useful Links

University of Exeter Research

Related LibGuides

Climate MOOCs

FutureLearn MOOCs developed by University of Exeter

MOOC stands for ‘massive open online course’, i.e.  free, easily accessible, online courses open to all.

If you've used any other useful MOOCs to learn about climate change, let us know via the feedback form.

Research Resources in our Archives and Special Collections

Climate change has risen up the agenda in recent decades. Find out more about the primary sources within our archive collections which touch on this theme.

Archives relating to Climate Change and Environmental Issues

Newspaper with headlines saying Mayday! Mayday! Nature's call for help

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