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2020 Christ’s College Climate Seminars

6 February 2020, 5:30pm

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2020 Christ’s College Climate Seminars

The Centre for Science and Policy is working with Professor Charles Kennel, Director Emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, to deliver the 2020 series of climate change seminars hosted by Christ’s College.

The series will cover UK policy in the lead up to COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, taking place in November 2020 in Glasgow.

The seminars will take place at 5.30pm on 16 January, 23 January, 30 January and 6 February at the Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College Cambridge.


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2020 Christ's College Climate Seminar Series: Seminar 1
UK policy in the lead up to the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference and opportunities for academic research to contribute

Speakers:

Date: Thursday 16 January 2020

Time: 17:30-19:00

Venue: Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College, with a reception to follow (map)


2020 Christ's Climate Series: Seminar 2
Practical Altruism and the crisis of the Anthropocene

Speakers:

Date: Thursday 23 January 2020

Time: 17:30-19:00

Venue: Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College, with a reception to follow (map)


2020 Christ's Climate Series: Seminar 3
Challenges and opportunities from net zero

Speakers:

Date: 30 January 2020

Time: 17:30-19:00

Venue: Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College, with a reception to follow (map)


2020 Christ's Climate Series: Seminar 4
Economic and fiscal choices as we transition to net zero

Speaker:

  • Niva Thiruchelvam, Deputy Director, Net Zero, HM Treasury
  • Professor Laura Diaz Anadon, Professor of Climate Change Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Nina Seega, Research Director for Sustainable Finance, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
  • Dimitri Zenghelis, Project Leader: The Wealth Economy, Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge

Date: Thursday 6 February 2020

Time: 17:30-19:00

Venue: Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College, with a reception to follow



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