1 May 2020
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
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
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
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
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
An internship evaluating tree canopy cover in Cambridge city.
30 January 2018
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
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
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
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.