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  • 17 December 2021

    Geoengineering – can it combat climate change?

    CSaP’s Horn Fellows gathered at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, for a series of meetings with academics and industry professionals, on the topic of geoengineering. Geoengineering can be described as large-scale interventions to the Earth’s climate system, designed to counteract climate change.
  • 2 November 2021

    Net zero

    The final panel session of the Centre for Science and Policy’s (CSaP) annual reception 2021 discussed net zero ambitions. It was chaired by Dr Rob Doubleday, the Centre’s Executive Director with panellists; Dr Christina Peñasco, Lecturer in Public Policy, Cambridge and Dr Matthew Agarwala, Economist at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, Cambridge.
  • 14 October 2021

    Climate change and the economy: what COP26 needs to know

    With weeks to go until COP26, CSaP's Executive Director Rob Doubleday talks to two of Cambridge's leading economists Dr Matthew Agarwala and Dr Cristina Peñasco, about what leaders need to know and do, to delivery a clean, green recovery. The event was hosted as part of the University of Cambridge's Alumni Festival 2021.
  • 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?
  • 10 March 2019

    Strategies for achieving serious international cooperation on climate change

    In the final seminar of the series, David Victor, Professor of International Relations and Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, UC San Diego, discusses the current state of international cooperation on climate change and how to make it more effective.
  • 5 March 2019

    Solutions to Climate Change; by the People, for the People

    In this seminar, Craig Bennett, CEO at Friends of the Earth, explains the importance of engaging and empowering the public in the fight against climate change.
  • 26 February 2019

    How business is learning to cooperate in pursuit of climate action

    In the first of this year’s Christ's Climate Seminars, Eliot Whittington, Development Director at Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership, talked about how business is learning to cooperate in pursuit of climate action.
  • 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.
  • 19 January 2018

    How are processes in the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic affecting California's climate?

    In the first of the 2018 Climate Change Seminar Series, Professor Charles Kennel (Director Emeritus of the Sripps Institution of Oceanography) explained why California’s climate fate is tied up with the behaviour of the Pacific El Nino and La Nina system, how the loss of Arctic sea ice may be changing that system, and how gaining a greater understanding over its processes might enable us to predict extreme weather in future.