Opportunity for early-career postdoctoral students passionate about tackling climate change
12 May 2023
Opportunity for early-career postdoctoral students: Cambridge Zero Darwin College David MacKay Research Associates
Are you an early-career postdoctoral student at the University of Cambridge working on a topic related to climate change and interested in the intersection of climate and policy? Consider applying for the 3rd cohort of David MacKay Research Associates!
Cambridge Zero helps light up Botanic Garden for King's Coronation Concert
9 May 2023
Students asked to represent Cambridge Zero took part in lighting up the Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s Black Pine – Pinus nigra – for the BBC's Lighting Up the Nation spectacular light sequence during the King’s Coronation Concert celebrations on Sunday.
Cambridge Zero congratulates King Charles III on Coronation
5 May 2023
Cambridge Zero congratulates King Charles III on his Coronation and welcomes the new King Charles III Professorship – launched by Trinity College in recognition of His Majesty’s lifelong interest in the environment.
Penguins and postcards at University Primary School Earth Day assemblies
24 April 2023
Cambridge Zero Director Professor Emily Shuckburgh held two assemblies for children from reception to year six at the University of Cambridge Primary School for Earth Day. Nearly 600 students learned how climate change is melting the ice in Antarctica, threatening the lives of penguins and other polar creatures, and causing a rise in sea levels over a timeline that runs from England's King Charles II in the 18th century to today’s monarch Charles III.
Cambridge Zero Fellow Dr Ramit Debnath captures global attention with new research
21 April 2023
Deadly heatwaves fuelled by climate change in 2022 made almost 90 percent of Indians more vulnerable to public health issues, food shortages and increased risks of death, a new study from researchers at the University of Cambridge - led by Cambridge Zero Fellow Dr Ramit Debnath - reported in the PLOS Climate journal.
Earth Day Competition Winners
21 April 2023
We are excited to celebrate the winners of our Earth Day Photography and Poetry Competition! A big thanks to our judges, Ewan Campbell, Dr Lisa Mullen and Domininkas Zalys. A special congratulations to our photography winner, Millie May, and our poetry winner, Alessandra Rey, and to all of our runners up.
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.
Light, X-rays and batteries key to net zero materials-Cambridge Zero workshop
4 April 2023
Cambridge Zero organised a workshop to explore the capability of materials modelling and how it can accelerate experimental explorations. The event highlighted the importance of developing new materials with better functionality in energy consumption, conversion, and storage, which is crucial to achieving net zero targets.
Demand for net zero materials to impact ESG-Cambridge Zero workshop
4 April 2023
Cambridge Zero held a workshop on March 24, 2023, to discuss the environmental, social, and ethical dimensions of materials for net zero. The workshop was crucial in highlighting the potential impacts of the projected increase in demand for energy-related materials for the transition to net zero.