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Future Leaders Programme 2024

29 January 2024

This summer, Cambridge Zero is collaborating with the Centre for Landscape Regeneration, the Department of Architecture and Aldersgate Group to offer a number of paid project assistant positions to current or recent undergraduate students as part of the 2024 Future Leaders Programme. These roles present an opportunity to get involved in these organisations at a critical time for climate and environmental issues globally.

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CamEATS ZERO: Supporting Cambridge Colleges to reduce the climate impact of catering

8 January 2024

CamEATS ZERO, launching in February 2024, is supporting all Cambridge Colleges to implement sustainable food policies to build on their progress towards achieving Net Zero. CamEATS ZERO has produced science-based Guidance on four priority actions for sustainable food policies together with training in plant-based cookery and minimising food waste for all catering staff.

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New Law and Climate Atlas from CCE at Hughes Hall

13 December 2023

The CCE based at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, launched its Law and Climate Atlas during COP27 last year. Now in time for COP28, it is releasing an updated and expanded version. This free online resource maps the intersections between climate change and different areas of law to show the impact of climate change in each area, and how lawyers can help to drive the transition to net zero. The latest version outlines key climate-related legal developments from 2023 from the UK and tracks how noteworthy examples worldwide might influence the UK’s legal landscape. New content includes convenient links to key legislation and cases outlined in each section, an expanded glossary of jargon, and a wider range of resources to help navigate legal climate issues.

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Policies for People and Planet

6 December 2023

More than 100 Cambridge academics gathered at the Cambridge Zero policy symposium to discuss the "arm-twisting" and "frustration" of international climate negotiations, how to punish corporate "ecocide" and the urgent need for more realistic policies to address climate change.

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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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Network of Climate Networks (NoN) Meeting Summary - 25 July 2023

5 September 2023

The third meeting of the Higher Education Climate Network of Networks (NoN) took place in July, and was attended by 24 representatives from higher education institution (HEI) networks around the world, as well as key partners from the Climate Champions Team, COP28 Presidency Team, and UAE Universities Climate Network (UCN).