Accessibility statement for Climate

This accessibility statement applies to www.climate.ed.ac.uk.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • There are elements without sufficient contrast
  • Page html elements do not have a lang attribute
  • Most pages don't have one main landmark
  • Pages do not always have a level-one heading
  • Some links do not have discernible text
  • Some ARIA hidden elements contain focusable elements
  • Some ARIA input fields don't have an accessible name
  • Certain ARIA roles must contain particular children
  • ul and ol elements must only directly contain li elements. This is not always the case
  • some li elements are not contained in a ul
  • Some frames do not have a title attribute
  • the text will not reflow in a single column when you change the size of the browser window
  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • some of our online forms and visualisations are difficult to navigate using just a keyboard

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We shall consider your request and get back to you in 5 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, contact the Digital Learning and Media Team

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the 'accessibility regulations'). If you're not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website's accessibility

We are committed to making TuBS accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

The full guidelines are available at:

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1

Non Accessible Content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Noncompliance with the accessibility regulations

The following items do not comply with the WCAG 2.1 AA success criteria

We will be looking at making sure that this website complies in the near future.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 09/02/2021. It was last reviewed on 09/02/2021.

This website was last tested on 09/02/2021. The test was carried out by the Digital Learning and Media Team.

This involved manual testing of a number of sample pages. We also ran axe and wave automated tests on a number of sample pages.