Climate Change Lecture Series

Thursday
26
January
17:30 to 19:00

The Christ’s College Lectures on Climate Change and Sustainability; led by Christ's Distinguished Visiting Scholar Professor Charles Kennel (Director Emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego)  and the Centre for Science and Policy; and the Cambridge Climate Lecture Series (chaired by Dr Hugh Hunt) have collaborated on a unified calendar of events. For more information and to register your attendance please click here.

Programme

Thursday, January 26, 17:30-19:00, Plumb Auditorium, Christ’s College

Planetary Vital Signs - Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science, University College London

Walking the Talk after Paris-Climate Risk Management  - Charles Kennel, Director Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Thursday, February 2, 17:30-19:00, Plumb Auditorium, Christ’s College

The Climate Change Act and Timescales for Policy and Action - Clive Maxwell, Director General, Energy Transformation, UK government

 

Thursday, February 9, 17:30-19:00, Plumb Auditorium, Christ’s College

A New Era for Climate Observations - Stephen Briggs, Senior Advisor, Earth Observation, European Space Agency

 

Thursday, February 16, 17:30-19:00, Plumb Auditorium, Christ’s College

Data Analytics for Climate Decision-Making - Emily Shuckburgh, Head of Open Oceans, British Antarctic Survey  

 

Thursday, Feb 23, 19:30-21:00, Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College

Climate Change-A Race Between Physics and Politics - Baroness Bryony Worthington, House of Lords

 

Thursday, March 2, 19:30-21:00, Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College

2°C Roadmap Based on Financial Analysis  - Anthony Hobley, CEO, Carbon Tracker Initiative

 

Thursday, March 9, 17:30-19:00, Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ’s College

Climate Change, Morphing into an Existential Threat - Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Distinguished Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Thursday, March 9, 19:30-21:00, Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College

Paris, climate and surrealism: how numbers reveal an alternate reality - Kevin Anderson, Professor of Energy and Climate Change, University of Manchester

 

Thursday, March 16, 17:30-19:00, Lady Mitchell Hall, Cambridge

From COP 21 to Zero Global Emissions-A Panel Discussion - (Bryony Worthington, Anthony Hobley, Kevin Anderson, Martin Rees)