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Museum Partnerships for future earth
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.

Implementation methodologies

-Handbook of Climate Change Communication due for publication late 2017 -conference in April 2018 on 'Museums and Climate Change' -networking events -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.


Tyndall Manchester University of Manchester Future Earth
Updates to initiatives
Goal 2
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Goal 4
Goal 11
Goal 12
Goal 13
Goal 14
Goal 15
Goal 16
Goal 17
Museums and Climate Change: critical approaches to engagement and management
Staff / Technical expertise
Henry McGhie's time

This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Basic information
Time-frame: 1/8/2017 - ongoing
Tyndall Manchester University of Manchester Future Earth
Contact information
Henry McGhie, Mr.,
United Nations