Dr Rothman contributed to COP26 Universities Network briefing

COP26 Universities Network briefing from our Co-Director

Our Co-Director Dr Rachael Rothman has contributed to a briefing from the COP26 Universities Network.

The report provides guidance to support universities and colleges to develop offsetting policies as part of their net-zero strategies.

COP26 Universities Network briefing

Authors of the briefing stress that these institutions have an opportunity to demonstrate leadership in the move towards a net-zero future. Ambitious plans to reduce carbon emissions will need to be accompanied by some offsetting activity.

Read about this in The Sheffield Star: Sheffield university climate change expert advises sector on net-zero emissions aim.

Read more on this story on the University of Sheffield website: Sheffield sustainability expert contributes to carbon offsetting report

More on Rachael Rothman

As well as being our Co-Director, Rachael’s research concentrates on clean energy and sustainable process development. Additionally, Rachael is the Academic Lead for Sustainability across the whole of the University of Sheffield. Find out more about sustainability at Sheffield.

Rachael Rothman is also part of our 2 special plastics projects, Plastics: Redefining Single-Use and Many Happy Returns. In 2022 she gave evidence to an EFRA committee about plastic waste. Read: Our co-director speaks about plastic waste to EFRA committee.

COP26 Universities Network briefing thread

Rachael explained the briefing on Twitter ↓