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Law & Climate Research Internship available at Hughes Hall, Cambridge

06 May 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to be part of a new research project looking at the climate action opportunities within current laws and regulations. This Law & Climate Research Internship opportunity is based at the Centre for Climate Engagement, Hughes Hall. More →

Press Release: the Climate Governance Initiative announces their partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

28 Apr 2022

The Climate Governance Initiative (CGI), hosted by the Centre for Climate Engagement in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, is an international platform for the growing global network of national Chapters working with non-executive directors on climate action. The CGI has today announced a partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to enhance corporate climate governance in accordance with international best practice. More →

IPCC April 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change

04 Apr 2022

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s April 2022 report explains that limiting warming to 1.5C will require global emissions to peak before 2025 and that many pathways to 2C of warming will also require this, but this will not happen under current policies. The world needs to take drastic action to maintain a stable, liveable climate. This summary highlights the main points in the IPCC report, and what it means for non-executive directors. More →

An Audience with UN Climate Action Champion Nigel Topping

07 Mar 2022

The Centre for Climate Engagement (CCE) hosted a three-day visit to the University of Cambridge by Nigel Topping, the UN High Level Champion for Climate Action, to showcase the range of research and initiatives supporting a zero-carbon world. More →

Climate Law in Practice Fireside Chats: Wendy Miles

07 Mar 2022

In this chat, Professor Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger was joined by Wendy Miles QC. Wendy helped set up the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance, an initiative that mobilises commercial lawyers, law firms and commercial law to help achieve climate mitigation and adaptation goals. More →

Blog: The Environment Act – does it mean business?

28 Feb 2022

After two years of discussions in Parliament, the UK’s new Environment Act came into force in November 2021. Nick Scott, Knowledge Broker at the Centre for Climate Engagement, considers what the Act means for the boardroom and how it relates… More →

IPCC February 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

20 Feb 2022

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report concludes that the impacts of climate change are severe, but that humanity can still avoid many of them if it seizes “a brief and rapidly closing window of opportunity”. This summary highlights the main points in the IPCC report, and what it means for non-executive directors More →

Climate law in Practice Fireside Chats: David Hunter

10 Feb 2022

7th of January 2022, the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, Net Zero Lawyers Alliance, and Centre for Climate Engagement hosted the first in a series of ‘fireside chats’ focussed on climate law in practice. Professor Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger was joined by David Hunter from Bates Wells. More →

Greenhouse Gas Removal Briefing Paper

20 Dec 2021

It is possible to capture greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and store them in various natural or artificial reservoirs. This briefing examines the removal solutions available, their market readiness, options for application, and key considerations for business and policy. More →

Join our team

23 Nov 2021

We are recruiting a number of exiting positions within the Centre for Climate Engagement. If you are interested in finding out more click the links or visit our Join the Team page to see these and find upcoming roles as they become available. More →