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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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Green Careers Festival 2023

19 January 2023

Cambridge Zero is pleased to be partnering with the University of Cambridge Careers Service on delivering the University’s third Green Careers Fair and second Green Careers Festival.

In collaboration with the Student Union, we have thought carefully about how to deliver a Green Careers Fair that supports all students to find jobs leading the change.

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Cambridge at COP: Focus on action and speeding up implementation

2 December 2022

As COP27 wound down in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Cambridge kept its focus on action to reach emission goals set in Paris and Glasgow. Throughout the conference, Cambridge Zero, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a host of researchers from across the University of Cambridge played their part in trying to move the agenda. Take a look at Cambridge at COP27.

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COP27 - One week post-COP: Hopes and Failures

25 November 2022

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.

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Cambridge Zero Research Symposium Wrap-up: Economic & Societal Change

25 November 2022

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.