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Green Week - Easter 2023

19 April 2023

The Green Officer-led Green Week runs from Tuesday 25 April to Tuesday 2 May. The theme is ACTION and the week will feature a range of inclusive and fun events organised by students.

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Climate Challenge - Case Studies 2022

2 February 2023

This blog posts showcases the Initiative Summaries of the shortlisted concept notes from the 2022 Carbon Challenge (now named the Climate Challenge). It also highlights which projects were runners up and winners in the final pitching and judging event.

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Climate Challenge 2023 Launch Event

24 January 2023

A big thank you to everyone who came along to the Climate Challenge 2023 Launch Event in the Entopia Building last Friday. CISL’s newly renovated Canopy workspace for innovation was buzzing with enthusiastic young people exchanging ideas on how they could use their skills to find innovative solutions to tackle the myriad challenges of climate change.

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New Research: COP must reverse rising pessimism over building sector decarbonisation

18 November 2022

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.

Engage for Change Applications Open

2023 Engage for Change Applications are Open!

7 October 2022

Engage for Change is a twelve-week programme for students at the University of Cambridge who want to learn to make change happen, sponsored by Cambridge Zero and the Sustainability Team at the University of Cambridge. Applications for the first cohort will close on 18th October 2022.