Description/achievement of initiative
This partnership aims to accelerate action towards the SDGs through effective partnerships between academics, NGOs and the public, through supporting effective engagement in museums. This partnership aims to operate in a flexible manner, having local (Manchester) impact, and wider impact through the growing partnership.
-Handbook of Climate Change Communication due for publication late 2017
-conference in April 2018 on 'Museums and Climate Change'
-advocacy toolkits and advice
-current study underway on strategic research questions for museums with natural heritage collections
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
This partnership aims to build capacity for climate change action, through supporting museum workers, and partners, to develop shared understandings and action plans towards climate action.
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
It is an informal partnership led by myself, Sarah Mander and Asher Minns of the Tyndall Centre. Partners will make voluntary commitments to further the work of the partnership.
University of Manchester