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Cambridge Zero takes centre stage at Climate Week NYC

16 September 2023

Cambridge Zero Director Professor Emily Shuckburgh will take centre stage at the world's biggest climate event of its kind in New York, where she will talk to global leaders of government, business and philanthropy about Cambridge’s efforts to tackle climate change.

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Geographic proximity and climate change attitudes

14 September 2023

Localised experience with floods and heatwaves increases climate change risk perception but has no great effect on climate change concern or pro-environmental behaviour, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School.

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Where's the trust? U.S. climate deniers have no faith in universities

7 September 2023

U.S. voters who don’t trust universities are also more likely to believe that human activity doesn’t cause climate change, a new collaborative study from researchers at the University of Cambridge and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) revealed in the PLOS Climate journal this week.

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Cambridge team wins research bid for green transitions Open Map Platform

5 September 2023

A team led by Prof Flora Samuel from Cambridge’s Department of Architecture and supported by Cambridge Zero has been awarded one of four new £4.625 million Green Transition Ecosystem grants by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create a Community Open Map Platform (COMP) for Future Generations to chart the green transition on the Isle of Anglesey/Ynys Môn.

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Friends of COP26 call on UK PM Rishi Sunak to honour Glasgow pledges

20 July 2023

Cambridge Zero Director Professor Emily Shuckburgh and other Friends of COP26 have written to UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak urging him to deliver on the UK Government's pledges at Glasgow, citing a deep concern for his government’s "lackadaisical approach to international climate, nature, and environment issues."