Climate emergency

Council’s carbon emissions down, tree planting up

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Reference:  Date:  Wed, 06/15/2022 The journey to net zero by 2040 and a vision of a landscape thriving with wildlife are on track thanks to a year of action by East Cambridgeshire District Council. Figures published this month show the Council has already started to make cuts to its own carbon emissions, with a massive…

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Carbon13’s second cohort showcases ingenuity for reduction of CO2 at Cambridge Union

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‘Venture builder for climate emergency’ hears from innovative start-ups

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Council signs up to become an Investor in the Environment

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Reference:  Date:  Fri, 04/08/2022 East Cambridgeshire District Council has underlined its commitment to going green by signing up to the Investors in the Environment accreditation programme. The Council, which declared a climate emergency in 2019, is the first local authority in Cambridgeshire to sign up to the scheme. It hopes becoming independently accredited as an…

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Cambridge City Council agrees council tax hike and climate emergency budget

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Cambridge City Council’s share of council tax will rise on average by £5 a year

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Cambridgeshire one of the UK’s best places for tackling climate change

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In 2019 the council declared a climate emergency

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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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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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