Climate emergency

Cambridge businesses to be given up to £10,000 green grants to reduce energy consumption

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The city council have previously declared a climate emergency

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COP26 climate summit: Church bells at Cambridge Great St Mary’s to ring as part of initiative warning of climate emergency

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The bells will ring for 30 minutes, ahead of the start of the COP26 climate summit on Sunday

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Climate emergency declaration

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The University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine is joining many other healthcare organisations (Health Declares) in declaring that the global climate and ecological emergency is a major crisis for health and healthcare.   We agree with recent statements from the WHO and in The Lancet that climate change is an urgent global health threat.  Extreme…

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Lessons from Hardwick: Bringing a local eco event to life

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Lessons from Hardwick: Bringing a local eco event to life
Hardwick’s inaugural Eco Event took place on Saturday 4th September in and around the new Cabin building and St Mary’s church. It resulted in a screening of David Attenborough’s ‘A Life on Our Planet’, 27 stall holders and 9 speakers, providing information and enthusiasm on a wide range of sustainable ideas: 41 individual Pledges to...

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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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City council climate emergency commitment in tatters as £57m pension investments in big oil continue

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How Cambridgeshire fund trustee tried to divest fossil fuel support, but failed

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Climate crisis hits ‘worst-case scenario’ as flooding risk continues in Cambs

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The Environment Agency chief said it was time the government put as much effort into tackling the climate emergency as Covid

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CUILS: ‘The Challenges Facing International Criminal Law’

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Hosted by the Cambridge University International Law Society. Can we use international criminal law to tackle the climate emergency? What changes could be made to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to improve how it functions? Will the new U.S. President Joe Biden change America’s hostile stance to the ICC? These…

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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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