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.
26 January 2017
The 2017 Climate Change Seminar Series kicked off in January with a talk on how understanding earth’s “vital signs” could aid efforts to adapt to, and mitigate, climate change.
21 January 2017
In recent years we have seen weather records being broken more and more often with severe heatwaves, floods and other extreme weather around the world.
20 October 2016
The Paris Agreement has been hailed as a major step in global climate change mitigation efforts, but how can different levels of governance work together to make the promises of Paris a reality? CSaP held a Policy Workshop bringing together climate specialists to discuss this question.
27 September 2016
This paper presents the case of the Lawton Review, which was able to seize on an opportunity to communicate a rigorously argued, persuasive and practical conservation message; in other words, it performed ‘honest advocacy’.
12 May 2016
Earlier this month, a group of experts from the University of Cambridge convened a one-day seminar to discuss river and coastal flooding in the UK, and how to manage risks and improve resilience in flood-prone communities.
23 March 2016
A report of the discussion on Professor Susan Owens' book "Knowledge, Policy and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970-2011"
21 March 2016
In our final seminar of the 2016 Climate Change series, we heard from a panel of experts on what Cambridge could do to drive progress in sustainable living and combatting climate change.
14 March 2016
The third of our 2016 series of climate seminars included talks from Dr Richard Fraser and Professor Paul Linden. Recordings of the first two seminars in the series may be found here (4 Feb) and here (11 Feb).