Goldsmiths bans beef burgers as it declares 'Climate Emergency'

Goldsmiths, University of London, has become the latest UK university to officially declare a ‘Climate Emergency’, unveiling a string of new sustainability measures to be taken for the new academic year.

Pictured: Goldsmiths’ new warden Professor Frances Corner (L) speaking to allotment coordinator and senior lecturer for fine arts Dr Ros Gray (R) 

The University’s new warden, Professor Frances Corner, made the ‘Climate Emergency’ declaration today (12 August) in one of her first moves since taking up the title, which is often referred to as vice-chancellor at other higher education establishments. 

The declaration commits the University, in Lewisham, South London, to becoming a carbon-neutral organisation by 2025.

In order to reach this target, Goldsmiths will switch to 100% renewable energy, sourced partly through

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