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COMMENT: A ban on plastic wet wipes may lead to more river pollution, not less

Dr Randa Kachef argues that a ban would do little to address the full environmental impact of wet wipes on water security.

A packet of wet wipes on a table

New 'destructive fishing' definition to kickstart fresh era in fishing policy

A new working definition of 'destructive fishing' has successfully been drafted following a rigorous consultation process involving 80 fisheries experts from...


King's announces progress and ambitious targets with updated Climate & Sustainability Action Plan

King’s is delighted to publish the second iteration of our Climate & Sustainability Action Plan to set out our ambitions to address the climate emergency

CSAP front cover image

Research Director appointed for King's Business School's new Centre for Sustainable Business

Centre will provide businesses with practical solutions to transition to more sustainable practices


King's achieves first-class sustainability ranking

King’s placed fifth in the UK in rankings from People & Planet

King's Guy's building in autumn

Impact on a local, national, and global scale: King's publishes report highlighting contributions towards UN's Sustainable Development Goals

The report details some of the diverse ways King’s work aligns with the SDGs to support the global effort to build a better world.

KCL SDG report

Celebrating the King's community driving forward sustainability

Staff, students and alumni came together at the King’s Climate & Sustainability Awards 2023 to celebrate the efforts of those helping to make King’s a more...

Group photo taken at the sustainability awards 2023 showing about 100 people holding up SDG boards.

Wastewater microfibres contributes to potential pollution on Kenyan coastline

Researchers from King’s and Northumbria University found that microfibres released from washing clothes may pose problems for East African ecosystems

Laundry cloth windy fabric blowing

Boost your employability this summer with an internship

10 part-time paid internships offer King’s students the opportunity to experience life in a start-up.

A group of young entrepreneurs.

King's students and staff spotlight climate and sustainability across February

King’s Sustainability hosts 39 events across February as part of King’s Climate & Sustainability Month to shine a light and come together on these global...

Group of students and staff smiling at the camera holding up their seed bombs.

King's hosts the London Student Sustainability Conference 2023

Hosted at King’s, students from 10 London-based universities came together to present and learn about the work inspiring positive impacts around the world.

A group of students holding up SDG boards during the LSSC networking.

Fate of the world's biggest ice sheet is in our hands, scientists say

If the target of the Paris Agreement is met, we can prevent substantial sea-level contributions from a melting East Antarctic Ice Sheet and reduce the threat...

The edge of Vanderford Glacier, one of the major outlet glaciers that appears to be thinning and retreating in Wilkes Land, East Antarctica (credit: Richard Jones)

Helping humanity limit global warming can enable adaptation too, urges King's IPCC expert

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report outlines what the world can do to mitigate climate change – that is, what we can do between...

Vehicles try to drive through a flooded street in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Limit global warming to 1.5°C and halve the land ice contribution to sea level this century

New research from a large international community of scientists predicts that sea level rise from the melting of ice could be halved this century if we meet...

Icebergs in Sermilik Fjord, SE Greenland, by Donald Slater

Future holds less sea level rise but more intense weather

New climate models from King's suggest that future sea level rise could be much lower than previously feared but more severe weather may be in store over the...

ice cliff antarctic sea level rise


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