The annual Climate Change Seminar series is held in Lent Term. The events are sponsored by Professor Charles Kennel, Fellow-Commoner and Director Emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego who has endowed a Trust fund to support these initiatives. The series was inaugurated by Professor Kennel in 2014 during his tenure as Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Christ’s College. 

The series is organised in collaboration with The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) and Cambridge Zero.

The Climate Change Seminar Series 2022 considered climate change and sustainability after Glasgow: 

Seminar 1: Sustainable finance, risk and transition to clean tech, 22 January 2022. 

Chaired by Emily Farnworth, Co-Director, Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Engagement with panellists Michael Liebreich, Chairman and CEO, Liebreich Associates; and Emily Shuckburgh Director, Cambridge Zero at University of Cambridge,

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Seminar 2: Behaviour change and sustainability, 3 February 2022.

Chaired by Rob Doubleday, CSaP Executive Director with panellists David Hill, Director of Environmental Quality, Defra; Theresa Marteau (Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit, University of Cambridge; and Lucia Reisch, El-Erian Professor of Behavioural Economics and Policy, University of Cambridge.

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