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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.
8 March 2023
Restraint and Opportunity – technology and behaviour change for climate mitigation
After a morning of individually tailored meetings with Cambridge academics, senior members of CSaP’s network convened for lunch on 18 November, at Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge. Julian Allwood, Professor of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Cambridge, presented around the theme of the day: “innovation in materials”.
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.
14 February 2023
Practical climate politics for the 2020s – Land use, biodiversity and food
The final seminar in this series focused on the roles that land use, biodiversity and food play in climate change mitigation.
1 February 2023
Practical climate politics for the 2020s - prospects for global capital markets
The second seminar in this series looked at how global markets are reacting to the challenges faced by climate change.
26 January 2023
Practical climate politics for the 2020s-prospects for the UK
Lord Deben (John Gummer), Chairman of the UK's Climate Change Committee and Professor Emily Shuckburgh, Director, Cambridge Zero, University of Cambridge, kicked off the first seminar of the 2023 Christ's College Climate Seminar Series on 19 January 2023 at the Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College Cambridge.
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.
8 December 2022
Can we sue our way out of the climate crisis?
Will lawsuits be key in the race to net zero? A climate litigation panel discussed during the Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival, organised by Dr Alex Bradley (David MacKay Cambridge Zero Darwin College Research Associate).
6 December 2022
Implementing net zero through a pluralistic evidence base
Professor Sarah Dillon (Faculty of English, University of Cambridge) and Rachel Fisher (Deputy Director for Land Use Policy at Defra) joined a cross-disciplinary group of academics as part of a Cambridge Zero Policy Forum roundtable discussion on narratives and their links with climate change policy.