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Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum
13th June 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm BST
The Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum is an annual student-run conference which aims to create discourse with the community and student body of Cambridge, and encourage positive action towards sustainability. This year’s theme is ‘Towards a Sustainable Future: Local Actions, Global Betterment’. It will be held via Zoom.
Here is the agenda:
10:00 – 10:10 Introduction to CCSF
10:10 – 10:40 Interconnectivity of individual actions and global changes – Prof Jane Heal, Emeritus Philosophy Professor at Cambridge and Trustee of Cambridge Carbon Footprint
10:40 – 11:10 Ocean preservation and reduction of plastic consumption in local businesses – Mariasole Bianco, founder of NGO Worldraise
11:10 – 11:20 Break
11:20 – 11:50 Sustainability in relation to major engineering and infrastructure projects – Dr. Theo Hacking, Director of Graduate Education & Research Strategy at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
11:50 – 12:10 PhD students flash talks
12:10 – 13:00 Break
13:00 – 13:30 Tackling climate change: The role of climate legislation – Dr. Alina Averchenkova, Distinguished Policy Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
13:.30 – 14:00 The ‘Cambridge Food Hub’ project – Duncan Catchpole, founder and owner of the Cambridge Organic Food Company
14:00 – 14:30 Better air, better health? Biogas cooking innovation in Kenya – Dr Natasha Grist, Senior Adviser at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
More details here
The event is open and free of charge!! Get the ticket here and you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom platform on the day before.