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As an act of nature, coronavirus may make people change climate change behaviour, says Lord Browne. The fact that the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic stems from nature may prompt people to put more emphasis on changing behaviour to tackle climate change,…

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Climate change

The Paris Agreement has no national quotas on CO2 removal, and new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner says that must be addressed. The Paris Agreement aims to keep global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts…

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Phys.org: Countries must work together on carbon dioxide removal to avoid dangerous climate change

The Paris Agreement has no national quotas on CO2 removal, and a new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner says that must be addressed. “Countries such as the UK and France have begun to adopt binding ‘net-zero targets’ and whereas…

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Beta activism

Third-stage corporate governance is taking centre stage over climate change, says Jon Lukomnik, a recent Pembroke Visiting Professor at Cambridge Judge Business School. Jon Lukomnik, the Managing Director of Sinclair Capital LLC and former Executive Director of the Investor Responsibility…

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Greening business – the sustainability challenge

Fires, droughts, floods and Greta Thunberg - sustainability has never been so much at the forefront for global business. What are the trends to look out for? CJBS faculty, MBA alumni and a current MBA candidate give us their thoughts.…

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Environmental Journal: Businesses urged to increase their resilience to climate change

Research co-authored at the Centre for Risk Studies, Cambridge Judge Business School, shows that climate change “could add around 20 per cent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040.” The Cambridge Climate Change Business Risk Index analyses…

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Arab News: Dubai-based CEO Badr Jafar moves the needle at Davos

Badr Jafar, CEO of the Crescent Group and a member of Advisory Board at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about climate change, philanthropy and what role Middle East countries can play. “Saudi Arabia and the UAE have an increasingly important…

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Fox News: Extreme weather could cause a massive economic recession ‘like we’ve never seen before’

A study co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, is quoted in the article. The study says that "virtually all" nations will be negatively affected by climate change by 2100…

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ABC News: Are economists globally understating or overstating the cost of climate change?

Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on his study on how global GDP will decline as a result of business-as-usual carbon emissions. The study suggests that at least 7 per…

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CNBC: Developing economies reliant on agriculture are more exposed to climate risks

According to a study by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, an increase in average global temperature by 0.04 degrees Celsius per year will reduce world real GDP per capita by…

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