A microclimate emergency

Our walls can't protect us from changes in the global climate. So we want to do something about it.

Climate change impacts everyone. That’s why here at Chelsea Physic Garden we’ve declared a microclimate emergency. Our unique microclimate was one of the reasons that the Garden was established and now the way it is changing is perfect for understanding the impact of climate change – and the best ways to combat it.

The international climate emergency is now being felt across the world. According to the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, human activities are estimated to have already caused approximately 1°C of global warming, and this is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2030 and 2052.

As a major centre of public engagement we lead the way in supporting businesses and individuals to reduce their carbon emissions. Our approach to the climate emergency:

Our mission is to explore, explain and conserve the world of plants for a better future

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