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  • 7 July 2023

    The role of the Climate Change Committee in solving the net zero puzzle

    In May, the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum met with Chris Stark, the Chief Executive of the UK Climate Change Committee (CCC).
  • 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.
  • 9 June 2023

    Mobilising green investment: challenges and opportunities for the UK economy

    This Cambridge Zero Policy forum seminar explored the second Green Finance Strategy published on 30 March 2023, with Ben Fagan-Watson, Head of the Green Finance Team, Net Zero Strategy Directorate.
  • 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.
  • 29 March 2023

    The opportunities presented by a net zero growth agenda in the United Kingdom

    In February 2023, the Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP met with the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum at Hughes Hall to discuss the opportunities offered by the acceleration of net zero. Cross-disciplinary academics from across the University came together for a roundtable conversation covering net zero policy recommendations, opportunities for climate leadership, and how to move these priorities forward.
  • 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 a talk by 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.