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Research & Innovation

  • The University published 1,072 research papers related to SDG13 between 2017 and 2021, making them the 59th institution in the world when measured by the number of publications.


Operations & support

Outreach & Partnership

  • The Centre for Global Change Science serves as the University’s focal point for research and education in Global Change Science. Additionally, the Centre offers a variety of outreach services including frequent seminars and training programs.
  • There are many student groups at the University of Toronto related to climate change. Many of which are listed on the School of the Environment’s website.

THE Impact Rankings

The University of Toronto was ranked 71st in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for SDG 13. The breakdown of scores are as follows:

Overall Score: 70.5
SDG13 Research: 88.2
Low carbon energy use: 57.0
Environment education measures: 93.3
Commitment to carbon-neutrality 42.5

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