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2020 Christ's Climate Series: Seminar 1

16 January 2020

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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:

  • Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Director, Carbon Zero, University of Cambridge
  • Simon Sharpe, Head of International Climate Change Strategy / Projects at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Date: Thursday 16 January 2020

Time: 17:30-19:00

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


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.

This is the first in the 2020 Christ's College Climate Seminar Series.

For details and to sign up to the other seminars in the series, please click below:


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

Speaker:

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
Climate action – what are the opportunities and threats? Will the climate crisis cause the next financial crisis?

Speakers:

  • Craig Davies, Senior Manager (Climate Change Adaptation), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

  • Julian Critchlow, Director General for Energy Transformation and Clean Growth, BEIS

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
Economics and the fiscal challenges in mitigating climate change

Speaker:

Date: Thursday 6 February 2020

Time: 17:30-19:00

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

Banner image by Chris Fithall

Dr Joanna Depledge

Climate Policy Journal

Simon Sharpe

Cabinet Office

Dr Emily Shuckburgh

University of Cambridge