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The key decisions the Greater Cambridge Partnership should make today to reduce carbon emissions and car dependency

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Opinion | Edward Leigh, of Smarter Cambridge Transport, says we’ve barely begun to tackle the climate crisis.

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Towards Net Zero: demystifying the terminology

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Towards Net Zero: demystifying the terminology

For the inaugural Net Zero Awareness Week (17-23 July), Natalia Ford — Sustainability Manager at British Antarctic Survey, raises some of the challenges of talking about reducing carbon emissions and … The post Towards Net Zero: demystifying the terminology appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.

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The Centre for Natural Material Innovation at the University of Cambridge, PLP Architecture and Dukta have joined creative forces to develop a sustainable geometric timber structure that will be exhibited in this year’s London Design Biennale

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‘Unfolding’ responds to this year’s focus on global forestation, considering a future of design in relation to the climate emergency and the built environment’s contribution of nearly 40% of the world’s carbon emissions.

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Council proposes net zero target for its own carbon emissions in new climate change strategy

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Council proposes net zero target for its own carbon emissions in new climate change strategy

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Financial transparency in extractive industries leads to reduced carbon emissions

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February 2021: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative aims to increase publicly available data about environmental payments and to highlight needs for environmental policies that promote better natural resource and environmental management practices. Increased financial transparency in the extractive industries can be linked to significant reductions in carbon emissions.

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Deadline nears for contributions to Council carbon crackdown

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Reference:  Date:  Mon, 02/22/2021 East Cambridgeshire District Council is urging all residents to submit their suggestions to help the council reach net zero carbon emissions before their February 28th deadline. The Ideas Forum, which is the place where residents can submit their comments, has reopened to collect suggestions ahead of the formation of the Council’s…

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Trinity College to fully divest from fossil fuels by 2031

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Trinity College to fully divest from fossil fuels by 2031

The divestment announcement includes a commitment from the College to net zero carbon emissions before 2050

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Council continues to take strides towards net zero carbon emissions

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Reference:  Date:  Thu, 02/11/2021 East Cambridgeshire District Council’s commitment to reaching net zero carbon emissions has been illustrated by the green goals it has reached this year. Following the declaration of a climate emergency, the Council created an Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan which set out the authority’s top 20 actions for tackling…

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Council relaunches Ideas Forum for residents ahead of next Climate Change Action Plan

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Date:  Wed, 01/06/2021 East Cambridgeshire District Council is relaunching its Ideas Forum to give residents an opportunity to submit their thoughts on how the council could reduce their carbon emissions and boost the natural environment. The relaunch allows residents to submit their ideas ahead of the creation of the council’s second annual Climate Change Action…

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Climate change officer to be appointed at council ‘frustrated’ by environmental progress

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A Norfolk council is to appoint a climate change officer after “frustration” at a lack of progress over reducing carbon emissions.

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