Climate crisis

CISL’s COP28 Week Two

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CISL’s COP28 Week Two

Shorthand Story:  nwhs6Aen84 Shorthand Story Head:  CISL’s COP28 Week Two Shorthand Story Body:  Update GST Agreement Adaptation Food and Agriculture Day Other Notable Moments CISL at COP28 CISL’s COP28 Week Two: A coalition of the hopeful The Global Stocktake (GST) outcome dominated this year’s COP28. Its crucial aim to get the world back on track…

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CISL’s COP28 Week One

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CISL’s COP28 Week One

Shorthand Story:  DeAcqZL33l Shorthand Story Head:  CISL’s COP28 Week One Shorthand Story Body:  Context Loss and Damage Fund operationalised Global Stocktake and Fossil Fuels Global Decarbonisation Accelerator Tripling Renewables Methane also targeted Multilateral climate funds Agriculture COP’s first ever Health Day More announcements Notable reports CISL at COP28 CISL’s COP28 Week One: An unmissable opportunity…

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COP28 Briefing

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COP28 Briefing

Shorthand Story:  4patKuXNMt Shorthand Story Head:  COP28 Briefing Shorthand Story Body:  Introduction Ask 1. Phase out fossil fuels Ask 2. Take urgent 1.5 aligned action Ask 3. Nature and climate together Ask 4. Ambitious and detailed goal on adaptation Ask 5. Scale up private finance for EMDEs Ask 6. Operationalise Loss & Damage fund Ask…

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Final day of voting for NUS rep elections

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Candidates spoke to Varsity about their priorities, discussing the conflict in Israel and Gaza, and the climate crisis

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Solar-powered device produces clean water and clean fuel at the same time

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Solar-powered device produces clean water and clean fuel at the same time

The latest artificial leaf hitches a lift on a punt on the River Cam Thursday, November 9, 2023 Researchers here have developed a floating, solar-powered device that can turn contaminated water or seawater into clean hydrogen fuel and purified water, anywhere in the world The device could be useful in resource-limited or off-grid environments, since…

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Cambridge Historian cited in Vatican climate crisis announcement

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Cambridge Historian cited in Vatican climate crisis announcement

Tuesday, 10 October 2023 Cambridge Historian cited in Vatican climate crisis announcement News Pope Francis’s latest Apostolic Exhortation, Laudate Deum, was published in October 2023 and cites the work of Paul Warde, Professor in Environmental History at the Cambridge History Faculty, in arguing for a fundamental rethink of human interactions with the environment governed by…

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Public Map Platform project supporting green transition secures major funding

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A team led by Prof Flora Samuel from Cambridge’s Department of Architecture has been awarded one of four new £4.625 million Green Transition Ecosystem grants by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create a Public Map Platform for Future Generations to chart the green transition on the Isle of Anglesey/Ynys Môn. The Public…

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Community Open Map Platform project supporting green transition secures major funding

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Community Open Map Platform project supporting green transition secures major funding

pont_britannia_english_-_britannia_bridge_crosses_the_menai_strait_between_the_isle_of_anglesey_and_city_of_bangor_gwynedd_wales_06.jpg   A team led by Prof Flora Samuel from Cambridge’s Department of Architecture has been awarded one of four new £4.625 million Green Transition Ecosystem grants by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create a Community Open Map Platform (COMP) for Future Generations to chart the green transition on the Isle of…

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Urgent call for more Southern Ocean research

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Urgent call for more Southern Ocean research

Today, hundreds of international scientists are sounding a clarion call for urgent expansion of Southern Ocean research in the emerging climate crisis. 300 scientists from 25 nations have been meeting … The post Urgent call for more Southern Ocean research appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.

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Community Open Map Platform (COMP) Green Transitions Ecosystem Project

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Community Open Map Platform (COMP) Green Transitions Ecosystem Project

green_transition.png   A team led by Prof Flora Samuel from Cambridge’s Department of Architecture has been awarded one of four new £4.625 million Green Transition Ecosystem grants by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create a Community Open Map Platform (COMP) for Future Generations to chart the green transition on the Isle of…

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