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  • 4 July 2023

    Reading group on Five Times Faster #1: Rethinking the science of climate change

    In June, the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum met for the first of four reading group sessions, on Five Times Faster: Rethinking the Science, Economics, and Diplomacy of Climate Change, by Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute, Simon Sharpe.
  • 23 June 2023

    Reframing Climate Policies: Strategies for Public Engagement and Behaviour Change

    CSaP's Annual Conference 2023 concluded by unveiling key strategies to bridge the gap between public engagement and policy implementation on climate and resilience. The discussion also focused on how to revolutionise climate action in the UK.
  • 19 June 2023

    The geopolitics of climate change in the Arctic

    Marie-Anne Coninsx, the first EU Ambassador for the Artic and Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, met with the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum, to discuss the geopolitics of climate change in the Arctic.
  • 4 May 2023

    Accelerating the pace of climate change policy through science, economics and diplomacy

    Drawing on his experience as a diplomat, policy maker and a user of science and economics, Simon Sharpe outlined his vision for the major institutional and ideological changes needed to reach net zero global emissions by 2030.
  • 20 March 2023

    Changing organisational behaviours

    The Cambridge Zero Policy Forum convened a roundtable discussion in November 2022 with a panel of academics and members of Cambridgeshire County Council to explore questions posed by stakeholders on changing organisational behaviours, particularly in the context of net zero.
  • 21 February 2023

    Evidence and policy for tackling climate change

    In January 2023, members of the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum met with Matthew Bell, a Director at Frontier Economics and former Chief Executive of the UK Climate Change Committee, to discuss the role of evidence in informing policy on climate change and sustainability.
  • 13 January 2023

    Trust and ambition - the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum analyse COP27

    In November 2022, members of the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum gathered at Darwin College, Cambridge to discuss the outcomes of COP27. Several members of the Forum attended the COP in person, which was held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Others chose to attend online, and some closely followed reports in their specialist areas.
  • 8 December 2022

    Passive cooling in a hotter world

    As part of the Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival, a panel of experts from academia and industry gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with the implementation of passive cooling strategies in the UK’s built environment.
  • 19 August 2022

    Offshore floating complexes

    We've been working with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to host a series of workshops on ‘offshore floating complexes’ (OFCs) - theoretical floating settlements with the potential to be very large in scale. Could 'floating cities' ever become a reality?
  • 30 June 2022

    A ‘greenprint’ for net zero in UK transport by 2050

    A cross-disciplinary group of academics met with Richard Bruce, DfT Director of Transport Decarbonisation, and Dr Bob Moran, DfT Deputy Director of Decarbonisation Strategy, for a Cambridge Zero Policy Forum discussion, bringing a broad range of academic expertise from across the University of Cambridge to bear on the challenges and opportunities raised by the DfT’s transport decarbonisation plans.