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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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Waste not

Spotlight on World Environment Day about how Cambridge researchers are working towards eliminating plastic waste. Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. It's also cheap, durable, flexible, waterproof, versatile, lightweight, protective and hygienic. Dr Khaled Soufani During…

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Green chemistry

The impact of research by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge Judge Business School on the green chemistry movement is featured on the website of the Network for Business Sustainability. An article on the website of the Network for Business Sustainability…

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Divest or engage?

There is 'disquieting' evidence that environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics differ considerably among rating firms, says new paper led by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School. There is "disquieting" evidence that metrics to inform…

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Cambridge Independent: Sook’s first regular customer is organic fare supplier unpckd

A startup that offers package-free household products to consumers is a first pop-up retail customer at Sook’s retail site in Norfolk Street, Cambridge. Tracey Banks, founder of unpackd, says people can pop in on Fridays to browse the stock; additionally…

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Venturing forth: unpckd – every plastic package counts

A startup supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School offers waste free alternatives and hopes to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly shopping. Tracey Banks, founder of the unpckd venture that delivers package-free household products to…

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Renewables revolution – energy trends in a ’12 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

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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