Climate Change Ecology

Developing a community of people working on climate change issues.

Climate Change Ecology


Secretary: Pippa Gillingham
Postgraduate Representative: Vicky Fowler
Blog and social media: BES Climate Change Ecology SIG blog and Facebook


The Climate Change Ecology Group helps foster a vibrant community of ecologists who are all working on climate change issues. This includes a full range of climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation and related topics, relevant to ecology.

Join the mailing list

Contact us if you would like to join the mailing list and find out more about group’s latest news and activities.

Join the SIG Committee

Academic Representative Role

The Climate Change Ecology SIG is looking for an academic representative to join the Committee and help drive the work of the SIG. The role will consist of helping to develop events of interest to the Climate Change Ecology community, participating in monthly Committee phone calls, and attending this SIG’s events where possible. On occasion, the role may also include taking on responsibility for leading a small team to organise an event, as well as arranging event sponsorship and/or identifying potential outputs.

The applicant should be an academic (based in a University or Research Institute) and post-PhD (as PhD Rep is a separate role). There is no need to be UK-based. More information about the role can be found here. If you would be interested in taking up this role, please provide a short CV and paragraph explaining your interest in the role and why you would like to be involved. Applications and any questions can be sent to

Application deadline: 17:00 (GMT) 30 October


  • Develop the community of ecologists working on climate change issues.
  • Provide a forum for discussion of science and its application to policy and practice.
  • Organise meetings and produces outputs that are highly relevant to scientists, policy makers and conservation practitioners.

Meetings and Events

For all upcoming events please see the events page.