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.
15 March 2017
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?
16 February 2017
How can machine learning techniques improve our understanding of climate change risks in the future?
Dr Emily Shuckburgh explains how machine learning techniques can be used to improve climate model predictions and provide a more sophisticated understanding of climate change risks in the future.
9 February 2017
Our 2017 climate seminar series continued with a talk by Professor Stephen Briggs, a Senior Adviser in the European Space Agency, who discussed the role that space agencies are making in monitoring climate change from space, and the potential applications of their work for future mitigation.
2 February 2017
In the second of the 2017 climate seminar series, Clive Maxwell, Director General of Energy Transformation at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, described some of the technologies and initiatives put in place by the UK government to reduce carbon emissions, and some of the challenges we still face in tackling climate change.