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Learn, Act, Lead: Climate and Sustainability Opportunities for Students at the University of Cambridge

23 September 2022

As a current student at the University of Cambridge you have lots of opportunities to learn about and get involved in climate change and sustainability work. Listed below are a range of programmes, opportunities and events available in Michaelmas Term 2022, run by Cambridge Zero and the Sustainability Team. Read on to find out how you can learn more about climate change, take action for positive change and lead sustainability initiatives at the University. This list is non-exhaustive and only summarises the programmes run by these two groups and by College Green Officers, who we collaborate with. There are plenty of other ways to get involved too!

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Play your part at COP27 - submit an entry to ActNowFilm2

14 July 2022

We are inviting young people to send in video clips of themselves in conversation with someone from a different generation talking about how climate change is affecting them. These videos will be compiled into ActNowFilm2 and showcased at COP27.

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Emergency Climate MP Briefing

Emergency MP Briefing on Climate Change

11 July 2022

Cambridge Zero Director Prof Emily Shuckburgh joined the UK government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance, Prof Stephen Belcher from the Met Office and Prof Gideon Henderson, the chief scientific adviser at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, in giving an emergency briefing to parliamentarians, warning of the dangers of the climate crisis and urging them to act.

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Meet Cambridge Climate Change Experts: Interview with Dr Shaun Fitzgerald

8 July 2022

Once a month, we'll be sitting down with one of the experts in our community to talk about what they do, how they got there and what they believe are the greatest challenges and opportunities in solving the climate crisis.

This month, we're talking to Dr Shaun Fitzgerald OBE FREng, Director of the Centre for Climate Repair at the University of Cambridge (CCRC).