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Grand Challenges - Climate and Environment Emergency: Online resources

The themes of this challenge focus on how to become carbon neutral by 2050, the long term impact of COVID19 on greenhouse emissions and the future impact of climate change on our environment.

This guide highlights a range of resources to explore these challenges.

Library Search

Library Search

Use Library Search to find climate related book and journal content from a range of full text resources.


You can search for broad topics like climate emergency or climate change and browse by date to see the latest  publications, or run more focused searches on themes of topic relating to  the climate and/or environment 

Here are some sample searches - but try some some of your own.

climate change and covid

climate change and carbon

climate emergency and media

Top Tip! Refine your search results to online results only whilst you are researching away from the Library

How big is your environmental footprint?

Discover climate research produced by University of Exeter staff and students



Google Scholar Search

You can use Google Scholar to quickly search across a broad range of scholarly literature. Use this sample search and then run some searches on other topics relevant to your challenge.

Use the Making the most of Google Scholar LibGuide for advice on running effective searches.

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