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  • 1 May 2020

    Soil Health in the United Kingdom

    What would an agricultural soil plan for the UK look like and which measures would we use to monitor its effectiveness? Do we know enough about soil and soil health indicators to be able to operationalize policies that would ensure that soil health is looked after and which would ensure that land gives us the kind of benefits that we collectively decide we want?
  • 10 March 2019

    Strategies for achieving serious international cooperation on climate change

    In the final seminar of the series, David Victor, Professor of International Relations and Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, UC San Diego, discusses the current state of international cooperation on climate change and how to make it more effective.
  • 5 March 2019

    Solutions to Climate Change; by the People, for the People

    In this seminar, Craig Bennett, CEO at Friends of the Earth, explains the importance of engaging and empowering the public in the fight against climate change.
  • 26 February 2019

    How business is learning to cooperate in pursuit of climate action

    In the first of this year’s Christ's Climate Seminars, Eliot Whittington, Development Director at Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership, talked about how business is learning to cooperate in pursuit of climate action.
  • 30 January 2018

    How can scenarios of climate change prepare us for uncertain futures?

    In the second of the 2018 Climate Seminar series, Dr Renata Tyszczuk (Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Sheffield) took the audience on a voyage through the fascinating history of scenarios, showing how story-telling and the arts and humanities can support climate change research and leave us better prepared for uncertain futures.
  • 19 January 2018

    How are processes in the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic affecting California's climate?

    In the first of the 2018 Climate Change Seminar Series, Professor Charles Kennel (Director Emeritus of the Sripps Institution of Oceanography) explained why California’s climate fate is tied up with the behaviour of the Pacific El Nino and La Nina system, how the loss of Arctic sea ice may be changing that system, and how gaining a greater understanding over its processes might enable us to predict extreme weather in future.
  • 7 August 2017

    The impacts of machine learning on climate change modelling

    There is an increasing need for environmental data to inform policy decisions. At the same time, technical advances, including in data science, are leading to the prospect of being able to provide information about environmental risks across an increasingly broad spectrum of policy-relevant issues.
  • 5 April 2017

    Exploring the role of evidence and expertise in effective policy making for environmental science

    A CSaP professional development policy workshop for early-career environmental scientists at Cambridge gave them an insight into the role of science, evidence and expertise in public policy.
  • 15 March 2017

    How should we tackle climate change in the coming decades?

    Science, politics, knowledge management, innovation and markets all play a role in climate change action, but what is the role of the University of Cambridge as an ‘anchor institution’ for these?