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Learned Societies' Climate Communiqué

The UK's foremost academic institutions, including the Geological Society have published a joint Climate Communiqué calling for immediate action to avert the serious risks posed by climate change.


Geology for Society - European Edition

The European Edition of Geology for Society launched on 2 June at the European Parliament, Brussels. 

Read about how Geology underpins our society in 13 European Languages. 


GSL Signs Professional Ethics Guidelines

Council agreed on 17 June 2015 that the Society should be a signatory to the American Geosciences Institute's Guidelines for Ethical Professional Conduct.


Independent Panel Members Appointed

At the request of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Geological Society has established an independent panel to review and evaluate the guidance for national geological screening.

Policy & Media

Earth science will be at the heart of meeting the social and economic challenges of the 21st century.

As the national forum for the debate and development of cutting edge Earth science, the Geological Society has a special responsibility to communicate this science and its importance to society, to government, the media, other scientific communities and the general public.

None of this is possible without the engagement of our Fellows and the wider Earth science community – to get involved, contact


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