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Science: The human imperative of stabilizing global climate change at 1.5°C

A study co-authored by Dr Chris Hope, Emeritus Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge, provides evidence of the impacts of climate-change warming at various higher temperatures to ecosystems, agriculture and human livelihoods, emphasising the “pressing need to understand and…

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Scienmag: Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy

According to a new paper, carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth’s surface due to the melting of sea ice and land snow, will accelerate climate change…

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Feeling the heat

Dr Chris Hope on the 2018 heatwave and how a climate change tax could significantly reduce global warming. Scientists say that the heatwave scorching the UK, northern Europe and Japan was made more than twice as likely by climate change,…

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Tens of thousands of people crowd the beach in Bournemouth, UK on a hot summers day.

BBC: Feeling the heat

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses climate change on a special BBC programme. Chris says that we’ve so far seen temperatures rise on average by one degree across the world, but if we…

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BBC: Newsnight

Dr Chis Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how the UK can adapt to changes in the weather. “In this country we can cope with it by some adaptation, we can grow different crops, we…

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The Quint: Is tennis’ scoring system helping underdogs?

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather than total points – improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon. “Tennis has a weird scoring system. This leads…

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BBC World Service: Newsroom

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses computer modelling and how underdogs at Wimbledon are boosted by the scoring system used in tennis. Dr Hope looked at the difference between a simple points-based tennis…

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New Scientist: How the weird scoring system in tennis gives underdog a boost

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather than total points – improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon. “Tennis has a weird scoring system. This leads…

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Quiet please: advantage underdog

The current tennis scoring system - point-game-set-match rather than total points - improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon, according to a new scoring model developed by a University of Cambridge academic known globally for climate change modelling. The scoring system…

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Cyber scholarship

A journal article on permafrost thaw – co-authored in Cambridge and Colorado – began with a tweet and ended with an email, with not a phone call or meeting in sight. Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge…

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