COP27 - One week post-COP: Hopes and Failures
While this year’s conference did not set a new record, it was definitely one of the lengthiest COPs in the UNFCCC’s history – both literally and figuratively speaking. Almost one week since the close of COP27 last Sunday, Freddie looks back at what gave the most hope and where this COP fell short.
Cambridge Zero Research Symposium Wrap-up: Economic & Societal Change
From satellite mapping of the rainforest to plastics in food packaging, from energy-intensive ICT to upskilling micro-entrepreneurs in emerging markets: find out more about the new developments in research presented at Cambridge Zero's Symposium on Economic & Societal Change which took place at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.
COP27 Day 11 Round-up: Plea for Heroes at the Informal Stocktakings, and State of Negotiations
Today is the final 'official' day of COP27, although negotiations will likely last through at least Saturday if not Sunday. Freddie shares with us a moving 'plea for heroes' at the informal stocktakings today as well as an update on the state of negotiations in fossil fuels and loss and damage.
27 September 2022
Localized impacts and economic implications from high temperature disruption days under climate change
Research paper examining the change in frequency of exceeding a daily mean temperature threshold on 5- to 20-year time horizons, in collaboration with Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies and the British Antarctic Survey.
New Research: COP must reverse rising pessimism over building sector decarbonisation
The building sector is one of the most important and challenging to decarbonise because it involves a complex overlap of people, places and practices that creates a barrier to designing just emission reduction policies. In a new study led by Cambridge Zero Fellow Ramit Debnath, researchers found that social media engagement with climate policy events is vital to reducing building emissions and ensuring environmental justice.