Seven talks have been confirmed for early Spring 2013 for the 11th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series in Sustainable Development.
For the second year the series has again been organised jointly by the Engineering Department’s Centre for Sustainable Development and the Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership.
These events are free public lectures open to all and details are as follows:
Growing older in yesterdays world, Professor Jared Diamond…
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The Leys School has this week successfully renewed its Green Flag Eco-Schools status. A founding signatory of the CCCC, The Leys is keen to work with local schools to encourage engagement on sustainability issues, particularly with relevance to the CCCC.
Very few schools in Cambridge have signed the CCCC. If anyone reading this has contacts with schools of any size in the Cambridge area, please suggest to them that they sign the CCCC and make contact with The Leys so schools may come…Continue
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"Measurement and Standards to Enable a Sustainable City"
18 July 2012,…Continue
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Thursday 5th July 7-9pm at Emmanuel United Reform Church, 72 Trumpington Street, CB2 1RR (opposite the bottom of Downing Street, parking in Trumpington Street or in the Downing Street car park). Entry is free.
Further details on the link above.
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The Woodland Trust has a fantastic range of FREE tree packs available to communities, schools and youth groups.
Individual trees, small copses, traditional hedgerows and woodland are invaluable features of thriving neighbourhoods in our villages, towns and cities. They enhance the places where we live, learn, work, rest and play.
If you know of some public land in your local…Continue
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The University of Cambridge Engineering Department's 10th Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development 2012 begins tomorrow and continues into March. Open to the public.
Further details online here: http://www-esdmphil.eng.cam.ac.uk/special-features/distinguished-lecture/2012 .
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A new book has been launched, along the same lines as David Mackay's excellent "Sustainable Energy - without the hot air", called Sustainable Materials - with both eyes open.
It can be purchased in hardcopy form, downloaded or read online at…Continue
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We have found the aerated tap inserts to be most…Continue
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This report is a WWF and Ecofys collaborative work which shows that all of the world’s energy needs could be provided cleanly, renewably and economically.
It demonstrates that by 2050, power, transport, industrial and domestic energy needs could be met overwhelmingly from renewable sources vastly reducing anxieties over energy security, pollution and not least, catastrophic climate change.
The report also investigates the most critically important political,…
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Prof. Paul Linden FRS will give this lecture on Monday 31st January 2011 at 5.30 pm at the Dept. of Chemistry, Lensfield Road. Open to everyone who is interested.
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Over 40 delegates attended this event at the School of Pythagoras, St John’s College. They heard inspiring talks experts in the field: Oliver Caroe, architect to Ripon Cathedral, Nigel Cooper of the Church Buildings Council, Philip Cooper, structural engineer, David Grech from English Heritage and…Continue
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Today I will be giving a presentation to the Cambridgeshire Horizons team about how online communities may benefit their projects and in turn our carbon emissions.
For more information please contact me!
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We discovered a new Cambridge-based co-operative over the summer holidays: Cambridge Wood Works. They offer a wood-collection service (any wood, including that in furniture) that is not skip based, so does require a little more organisation and planning, but is cheaper - and guarantees that the wood you are disposing of is recycled or reused - rather than (as must often be the case)…Continue
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Cambridgeshire Horizons staff have been working very hard to cut our carbon emissions by 10% from our 2009/2010 baseline.
The four baselines areas we are concentrating on are:
We are very close to reaching the 10% reduction by Travel to work alone. With the Travel for Work…Continue
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