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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?
  • 18 February 2020

    The road to net zero

    With the UK government having committed to reaching net zero by 2050, speakers gathered at the third session of the 2020 Christ's Climate Series to discuss the economic, systemic and behavioural changes we will face along the road to net zero.
  • 14 January 2020

    A greener future for the military?

    In December, policymakers and academics gathered at the University of Cambridge for a CSaP-hosted discussion on the future of military operations and rapid response to humanitarian disasters in a changing energy landscape.
  • 12 September 2019

    The impacts of climate change on marine systems

    Chaired by Dr Molly Morgan-Jones, Director of Policy at the British Academy, this panel discussion explored the political environment surrounding marine systems and climate change, and their intersect.
  • 4 February 2019

    Developing a new approach to how we value and price environmental public goods

    CSaP worked with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to organise a Policy Workshop to explore the challenges associated with the design of England’s new Environmental Land Management system, which will come into effect after the UK leaves the European Union.
  • 26 November 2018

    Cambridge City Internship -Tree canopy analysis

    An internship evaluating tree canopy cover in Cambridge city.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 10 May 2017

    Has climate change become an existential threat?

    In the final climate seminar of the 2017 series, Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, explains we may be facing an existential threat from climate change.
  • 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.