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Renewables revolution – energy trends in a ‘twelve years left’ world

In a world where the UN and climate scientists have recently issued sober warnings about the urgency of taking action on climate change to prevent the worst impacts, it has never been more important to assess the state of renewables…

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Renewables revolution

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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Energy & energy policy (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

A 'tough sell': why it is so difficult to address climate change on a global scale. L-R: Michael Kitson, David Reiner, Michael Pollitt In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge…

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The Hill: Europe should learn from California’s carbon trading

Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School co-authored an op-ed discussing Europe’s climate policy and what lessons should be learnt from the US “Europe should seize this opportunity to exert positive influence in the world — and…

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Business Weekly: Accountants alerted to financial impact of eco issues

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants, says Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. “We can see…

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Accounting for climate change

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants, says Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. For some time,…

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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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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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Carbon price floor

The European Union should adopt a minimum price on carbon dioxide from electricity generation to boost low-carbon investment, says a new paper from the Energy Policy Research Group at the University of Cambridge. The European Union should introduce a minimum…

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