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Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

The great devolution debate

Please let us know if you plan to attend this event at gsi-info@anglia.ac.uk

UserPanel of experts from academia and local government.

HouseCoslett Building (COS 107), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 13:00-15:00

Winton Discussions

Energy Catalyst

UserMichael Priestnall, Lead Technologist in Energy for Innovate UK.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

Fuel cells and hydrogen – moving towards a low carbon economy

UserGareth Hinds, National Physical Laboratory (NPL).

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 21 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Nigeria: energy past to climate future

UserJohn Ward, Vivid Economics & Norbert Edomah, Global Sustainability Institute.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB 107), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Living Laboratory for Sustainability

UserEmily Dunning - Coordinator of the Living Laboratory for Sustainability.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

The Pope and the planet: religion in climate change

UserIan Christie (Sustainable Lifestyles Research Group, University of Surrey).

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 207 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 13:00-14:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Role Models: research models to answer policy questions

UserMr. Davide Natalini (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, uk) James Woodcock, Centre for Diet and Activity Research.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 207 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Unusual questions/ extraordinary answers

UserHands-on exhibition bringing new perspectives to sustainability.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB 006), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 16:00-18:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Clim'art' therapy: where do climate change, the arts and psychotherapy meet?

UserPanel Discussion with artists Ackroyd & Harvey, Marina Velez and Zoe Svendsen led by Dr Renee Lertzman (Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC).

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB 002), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 18:30-20:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Limits to growth - a new generation

UserIrma Allen and Roberto Pasqualino (Global Sustainability Institute).

HouseRoom 302, Helmore Building (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Piezoelectric nanogenerators: Power solutions for autonomous devices

UserDr Sohini Kar-Narayan, Lecturer Department of Materials Science.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Remaking our future: a radically different approach

Lunch Provided

UserRob Shaw, Director of Sustainability & Climate Change, LDA Design.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 005 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockFriday 24 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Patents in theory and in practice

UserDr Anwar Gilani - Venner Shipley.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 16 April 2015, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

A remarkable set of contemplations

UserCraig Bennett - Friends of the Earth.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Sustainability success: Leadership influence or serendipity?

UserProf Janet Haddock-Fraser, Dean of the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences & Dr Peter Rands, Director of Sustainability Development Canterbury Christ Church University.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 109 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

An ideal limit for the performance of large wind farms

UserDr Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

The age of climate resilience

UserDr David Viner, Principal Advisor for Climate Resilience, Mott MacDonald.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 220 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 16:30-18:15

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

The age of climate resilience”

UserDr David Viner, Principal Advisor for Climate Resilience, Mott MacDonald.

HouseCoslett Building 124 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 16:30-18:15

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

You can’t stop progress

Sustainable Lunch Provided. Free to attend.

UserRupert Read, Reader in Philosophy, University of East Anglia.

HouseCoslett Building 124 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockMonday 06 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Energy vs materials availability. Equivalent or different?

UserProfessor David Cahen, Weizmann Institute of Science.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 23 June 2014, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Feasibility of Wind & Solar Energy Systems for Large Geographic Domains

UserDr Christopher Clack, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

HouseCoslett Building 124 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockMonday 23 June 2014, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Current Issues in Energy Policy

UserDr Chi-Kong Chyong (Energy Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 12 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

The future of Artificial Photosynthesis - academic curiosity or real-world application?

UserDr. Erwin Reisner (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 31 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The future of biodiversity in tropical landscapes

Come along for this very special lunchtime talk to find out about the future of biodiversity! Feel free to bring your own lunch, but light refreshments will be also provided.

UserEd Turner, Department of Zoology.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Trapping CO2 using sponge-like materials

Slight refreshment will be provided.

UserPu Zhao, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mapping Methane in the Arctic

UserDr Michelle Cain, Centre for Atmospheric Science, Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Cassandra's Climate

UserMichael Sheppard, Emeritus Schlumberger Fellow, Schlumberger.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The relevance of botanic garden greenhouses in the modern era

UserAlexander Summers, Botanic Garden.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Jugaad Innovation: A Frugal, Flexible and Inclusive Way to Grow

UserProf Jaideep Prabhu, Judge Business School.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mysterious goings-on around Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserAlek Petty, Earth Sciences Department, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, UCL.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Using underwater robots to observe the rapidly melting Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserLouise Biddle, University of East Anglia.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Winton 2nd Annual Symposium on Materials Discovery

UserFor full list of speakers visit http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/materialsdiscovery.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 30 September 2013, 09:00-18:00

Winton Discussions

Creating Impact from Research

UserDr Andrea Cantone and Dr Gillian Davis, Cambridge Enterprise.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 17 June 2013, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

Biological photovoltaic systems

UserProf Chris Howe, Department of Biochemistry.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

Can you build a computer without using roads? Where we are going we don't need roads!

UserDr Chris Forman, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 18 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

Sustainability and Architecture

UserProf Koen Steemers, Head of the Department of Architecture.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Thinker-doers: Adding value in a climate crisis

UserGracen Johnson, MPhil Student, Land Economy Faculty.

HouseDirac Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Food for Thought: ‘Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Organisms’

User Emma Cross, PhD Student, Dept. of Earth Science, British Antarctic Survey..

HouseWordsworth Room, St John's College, First Court (on left hand side).

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Food for Thought: ‘Carbon Foot-Printing’

UserJon Coello, PhD Student, Dept. of Engineering & the Environment, University of Southampton..

HouseWordsworth Room, St John's College, First Court (on left hand side).

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Global Sustainability Institute lunchtime seminars

Art and the environment

Lunch will be provided

UserDave Pritchard, CIWEM Arts and Environment Network Steering Group.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building 222, Anglia Ruskin University, East Rd, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Smart energy meters for all - sustainability panacea or waste of money?

UserDr Michael Pollitt, Judge Business School.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

Climate finance: barriers and opportunities

UserDr Aled Jones, Anglia Ruskin University.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 24 September 2012, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute lunchtime seminars

Water meter debate: vital for adapting to climate change or doomed to failure?

Lunch will be provided

UserAndy Brown (Anglian Water) and Dr James Jenkins (University of Hertfordshire).

HouseLord Ashcroft Building 222, Anglia Ruskin University, East Rd, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 24 September 2012, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Energy Efficient Lighting

UserWinton Community.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 30 April 2012, 16:00-17:00

Winton Discussions

Biofuels

UserWinton community.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 16 April 2012, 16:30-17:30

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Climate models and uncertainty

UserErica Thompson (Imperial College London) and Emma Boland (University of Cambridge).

HouseCoslett 408 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockMonday 19 March 2012, 13:00-14:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The next 40 years

UserProfessor Jorgen Randers (Professor of Climate Strategy at the Norwegian Business School ; Co-author of Limits to Growth).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making peace with the Earth

UserDr Vandana Shiva ( Navdanya International, India and the International Forum on Globalisation).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable capitalism: if not now, when?

UserJonathon Porritt CBE (Director of Sustainability, Forum for the Future).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Winton Discussions

Tea time conversation

UserWinton community.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 27 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

Winton Discussions

Hydrogen fuel cells

UserWinton community.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 14:30-15:30

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Science and Technology in Parliament

UserDr Stephen Allen, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology.

HouseHelmore 201 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making Progress Toward Sustainable Societies in the Context of Global Climate Change

UserDr Don Huisingh (Senior Scientist in Sustainable Development, University of Tennessee ).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The power of markets to protect nature

UserIan Cheshire (Group Chief Executive, Kingfisher Group).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Materials - with both eyes open

UserDr Julian Allwood (Cambridge University Engineering Department).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

I don't believe in Climate Change

UserDr David Viner, Red Kite Enterprise and Environment.

HouseHelmore 201 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockMonday 23 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Urban water security - a possibility or pipedream?

UserDr Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy, Director, School of Global Sustainability, University of South Florida.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Decarbonising the transport system

UserProfessor David Cebon and Professor Nick Collings ( Cambridge University Engineering Department) and Mark White (Jaguar Land Rover).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Managing the risks of regional climate change using knowledge action networks

UserProfesor Charles Kennel (University of California, San Diego; formerly , Director of the Scripps Institute of Oceanogaphy).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

A Sustainable Future- The Leadership Challenge of our Time

UserDr Goran Carstedt ( Chairman of the Natural Step International and Senior Director of the Clinton Climate Change Initiative).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Energy - an industry view on the obstacles and opportunities

UserProfessor Ellen Williams ( BP Chief Scientist, formerly Director of University of Maryland Material Research Science and Engineering Centre).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainability and the Perfect Storm (title to be confirmed)

UserProfessor Sir John Beddington (Government Chief Scientific Advisor and Head of the Government Office for Science).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 02 February 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Energy Security and UK Energy Policy

UserProfessor Ian Fells (Emeritus Professor of Energy Conversion at Newcastle University).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 18:00-19:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Towards a sustainable hydrogen economy

UserJohn Andrews - Associate Professor RMIT University.

HouseLT6, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Taming leviathan - dealing with (dis)integrated water management (RESCHEDULED from 21st April)

This talk has been re-scheduled for 12th May, (postponed from 21st April)

UserProfessor Richard Ashley, Peninne Water Group, Sheffield University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 12 May 2010, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainability in action at University of California San Diego: the campus as a living laboratory

UserProfessor Paul Linden, Director Sustainability Solutions Institute, University of California, San Diego.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 18:00-19:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

The Energy Efficient Cities Initiative

UserSteven Barret, Ruchi Choudary and Ying Jin - University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 10 March 2010, 17:00-18:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Cities of the Future

UserPaul Brown, Executive Vice President CDM Camp Dresser and McKee Inc..

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 18:00-19:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Chemical Looping Combustion: One Technology for the Clean Utilisation of Coal

UserDr John S Dennis - Reader in Chemical Reaction Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Roadmap to 2050

UserProfessor David MacKay, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2010, 18:00-19:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV) for Europe: Economics, Technical and Social Issues

UserDavid Faiman - Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel), Ben Gurion National Solar Energy Centre.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockMonday 07 December 2009, 17:00-18:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Cambridge University Eco-Racing: Solar Cars

UserMartin McBrien - Cambridge University Eco Racing Founder.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Cradle to Cradle Design

UserBill McDonough William McDonough and Partners.

House Cambridge Unuiversity Engineerintg Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 07 October 2009, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research Seminar Series

A Green New Deal: Climate Change Mitigation as an Economic Stimulus

This talk is part of the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR) seminar series. Please bring your lunch.

UserDr Alex Bowen, Principal Research Fellow, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

HouseLand Economy Laundress Lane seminar room 1.

ClockFriday 05 June 2009, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research Seminar Series

The Effect of Energy Prices on Operation and Investment in OECD Countries: Evidence from the Vintage Capital Model

This talk is part of the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR) seminar series

UserDr Karsten Neuhoff & Dr Jevgenijs Steinbuks. Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.

HouseLand Economy Laundress Lane seminar room 1.

ClockFriday 29 May 2009, 14:30-15:30

Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research Seminar Series

On the rebound: could energy efficiency improvements backfire?

UserHugh Parnell - Cambridge Energy Forum (CEF), Dr Terry Barker - 4CMR, Dr Philip Sargent - CEF, Steven Sorrell - University of Sussex, Blake Alcott, Prof Roger Kemp - Lancaster University, Dr Tim Foxon - University of Leeds, Tina Dallman - UK govmt DEFRA.

HousePitt Building, Trumpington Street.

ClockThursday 14 May 2009, 13:30-17:10

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

William MCDonough (CANCELLED)

UserWilliam McDonough Author of "Cradle to Cradle".

HouseCANCELLED.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2009, 00:00-00:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Beyond GDP Growth: measuring real progress in a developing country

All welcome, admission free. To book, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserPavan Sukhdev, Chair of Deutsche Bank's Global Markets Centre, Mumbai.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 17:15-18:30

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

The Arctic on the Edge: Policy Issues in Canada's Back Yard

All welcome, admission free. To book, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserDr Peter Harrison, Skelton-Clark Fellow in the School of Policy Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 19 March 2009, 17:15-18:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Innovating to sustainability

UserProfessor Charles Ainger, MWH Ltd and Centre for Sustainable Development, Cambridge University.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 18:00-19:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

The role of fuel cell technology in a low carbon economy

UserNigel Brandon, Professor of Sustainable Development in Energy - Imperial College.

HouseLR2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Departmental Seminars

Sustainable Organic Fuels for Transport

UserDr Richard Pearson, Lotus Engineering, Norwich, Norfolk, UK.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Department of Chemical Engineering.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 15:30-16:30

Wildlife and Environment

Alternatives to Fossil Fuels

David MacKay is a wonderful speaker: lively, funny, wonderfully clear and easy to follow. Do not think that you cannot understand the problem, or that talks by professors of physics are not for you. Professors are not what they used to be!

UserDavid MacKay, Professor in the Department of Physics, CU.

HouseSt John's Church Hall, Hills Road, opposite Homerton College.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2009, 19:30-21:45

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Transportation in a Climate-Constrained World

UserAndreas Schäfer, Lecturer in Architecture - University of Cambridge.

HouseLR2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Darwin in his time - and in ours

Free admission, all welcome. To register, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserProfessor Sir Robert May, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 12 February 2009, 17:15-18:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Water, health and sustainable development

UserDr Jamie Bartram, Co-ordinator of Water, Sanitation and Health at the World Health Organisation.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2009, 18:00-19:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Energy use in the University of Cambridge

UserPaul Hasley, University Energy Manager - University of Cambridge.

HouseLR2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Can Climate Engineering be a Sensible Plan B?

Free admission, all welcome. To register, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserDr Steve Koonin, Chief Scientist, BP.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 22 January 2009, 17:15-18:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Energy efficiency opportunities from heat pumps

UserAlex White - Senior Lecturer in Thermofluids, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Britain’s building stock: a carbon challenge

UserMichael Kelly - Professor of Technology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

The New Food Security Debate: Should the UK produce as much of its own food as possible?

All welcome, admission free. To book, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserTim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 17:15-18:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Energy plans that add up

UserDavid MacKay - Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Carbon aspects of the cycles of metals

UserThomas Graedel - Professor of Industrial Ecology, Yale University.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

What to do with the CO2 we can’t eliminate?

UserMr. Derek McLeish (Carbon Sciences Inc).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockWednesday 24 September 2008, 14:15-15:00

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

The Future of Electric Vehicles & Fuel Cells

UserMr Richard Blundell (Think UK) and Mr Michael Evans (CMR Fuel Cells).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockWednesday 24 September 2008, 12:30-13:15

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

The Possibilities – Changing How We Approach Design

UserMr. Ross Lovegrove (Lovegrove Studios).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockWednesday 24 September 2008, 11:45-12:30

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Public Policy

UserSpeaker TBC (AEA Technology).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockWednesday 24 September 2008, 10:30-11:15

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Education of Climate Change at Cambridge & Beyond

UserProfessor David Mackay (Cambridge University).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockWednesday 24 September 2008, 09:45-10:30

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Behaviour Change and the Role of NGOs

UserMr Duncan McLaren (Friends of the Earth Scotland) and Mr Gavin Starks (AMEE).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockWednesday 24 September 2008, 09:00-09:45

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Solar Power: Incentives for Scaling Up

UserPanel (chair: Prof. Peter Guthrie).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockTuesday 23 September 2008, 15:00-15:45

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Large Scale Deployment of Solar Energy, Working with Policy and Investment

UserProf. Doenitz (MAN/ Solar Millennium), Dr. Joachim Reiss (Q-Cells) and Dr. Harry Zervos (IDTechEx).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockTuesday 23 September 2008, 14:00-15:00

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Energy Efficient Cities - An Integrated Approach to Achieving Low Carbon

UserProf. Ann Dowling (University of Cambridge) And Clare Shuttleworth (White Young Green).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockTuesday 23 September 2008, 11:00-11:45

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Venture Capital, Risk and the Business of Global Climate Change - A Global View

UserMr. Bernie Bulkin (Vantage Point Venture Capital) and Prof. Michael Manielli (ZYen, London Accords).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockTuesday 23 September 2008, 09:45-10:30

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Policies for an Environmentally Sustainable Economy

UserMr. Roman Webber (Deliotte) and Paul Ekins (Green Fiscal Commission).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockTuesday 23 September 2008, 09:00-09:45

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Nuclear Power – What else?

UserDr Fabian Roques (CERA).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockMonday 22 September 2008, 15:15-16:00

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Overview of Alternative Technology Expansion & Its funding

UserFilipe Santos (Martifer Solar) and Sarah Forrest (Goldman Sachs).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockMonday 22 September 2008, 13:15-14:00

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air

UserProf David Mackay (Cambridge University).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockMonday 22 September 2008, 11:30-12:15

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

The Economics of A Zero Carbon Society

UserDr Terry Barker (Tyndall Centre, 4CMR).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockMonday 22 September 2008, 10:45-11:30

Entrepreneurship for a Zero Carbon Society

Global Context of Energy Crisis

UserProf Robert Watson (DEFRA).

HouseLaw Faculty, LG19, 10 West Road.

ClockMonday 22 September 2008, 09:30-10:15

Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research Seminar Series

Policies for Reducing Personal Carbon

Registration Required:

UserDr Terry Barker, 4CMR, and others.

HousePitt Building, Trumpington Street.

ClockFriday 16 May 2008, 13:45-18:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

International environmental governance

Admission free; all welcome. To register, email: directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserProfessor Bob Watson, Chief Scientific Adviser, DEFRA.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, New Hall, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 01 May 2008, 17:15-18:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Climate Change and Ecosystem Services: Science, Economics and Ethics

UserProfessor Robert Watson (Chief Scientific Advisor, DEFRA and Director of Strategic Development at the Tyndall Centre).

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2008, 18:00-19:30

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Ocean Acidification: the other CO2 problem

Admission free; all welcome. To register, email: directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserProfessor Nick Owens, Director, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, New Hall, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 24 April 2008, 17:15-18:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Lighting for the 21st Century

UserColin Humphreys - Professor of Material Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR1, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2008, 17:00-18:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Creating a healthy environment: challenges facing China

Admission free; all welcome. To register, email: directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserSian Griffiths, Professor of Public Health, Chinese University, Hong Kong.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, New Hall, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 06 March 2008, 17:15-18:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Can we live on renewables?

UserDavid MacKay - Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR1, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2008, 17:00-18:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

The Economics of Climate Change: Governments, Companies and Households

Admission free; all welcome. To register, email: directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserAdair Turner, Former Director-General of the CBI.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, New Hall, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 14 February 2008, 17:15-18:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

High efficiency, low emissions: Power generation on the road to thermotopia

UserJohn Young - Professor of Applied Thermodynamics, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR1, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2008, 17:00-18:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Directions to 2050

UserDavid Hone - Group Climate Change Adviser, Royal Dutch Shell.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2008, 17:00-18:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Travelling 1st class on the Titanic?

Admission free; all welcome. To register, email: directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserBarbara Young, Chief Executive, Environment Agency.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, New Hall, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 24 January 2008, 17:15-18:30

Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research Seminar Series

Drinking in the last chance saloon: what hope for 2° C?

UserDr Kevin Anderson, University of Manchester & Dr Terry Barker, University of Cambridge.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Halls, Room 1.

ClockMonday 26 November 2007, 13:45-15:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Material, Energy and Climate Change

UserErnst Worrell, Lead-author of the Fourth IPCC Assessment Report.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2007, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Carbon Detox

UserGeorge Marshall, COIN (Climate Outreach Information Network).

HouseDebating Chamber, Union Society.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2007, 18:45-20:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

‘The weather within’; 9 Bio-climatic designs

UserAlan Short, Professor of Architecture - University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2007, 17:00-18:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Science of the Skies - what the government needs to know in the fight against climate change

UserDr Victoria Pope, Head of Climate Change for Government at the MET Office Hadley Centre.

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockTuesday 30 October 2007, 17:30-19:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Sequestration of carbon from conventional fossil fuel power plants

UserAndy Woods, BP Professor - BP Institute for Multiphase Flow, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2007, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Panel Discussion on the UK Climate Bill

UserDr Terry Barker, Dr David Frame, Tim Helweg-Larsen.

HouseLG18, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockTuesday 23 October 2007, 14:45-16:30

Ecology Lunchtime Series

Happiness, Global Catastrophe, and the National Assembly for Wales

UserGareth Clubb, Senior Research Officer, National Assembly of Wales.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 12 October 2007, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Agrofuels and the risk of ecosystem collapse

UserDeepak Rughani, BioFuelWatch.

HouseFriends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2007, 19:00-20:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Engineering for a Low Carbon Future: challenges and opportunities

UserJulian Allwood, Senior Lecturer - Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department, Baker Building.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2007, 17:00-18:00

British Antarctic Survey

Sustainable Energy - Without the BS

Open to non-BAS; please contact Ryan Woodard (rywo@bas.ac.uk or 221383) if you would like to attend.

UserDavid MacKay, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, conference room.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2007, 11:00-12:00

Conservation Science Talks

CCF Seminar: The Global Oil Depletion Debate

UserSteven M. Gorelick, Cyrus F. Tolman Professor, Stanford University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockWednesday 13 June 2007, 17:00-18:00

Armourers and Brasiers Cambridge Forum

Environmentally informed material choice: strategies, tools, data and difficulties

THE NINTH KELLY LECTURE

UserProfessor Mike Ashby CBE, FRS, FREng., Engineering Department, Cambridge University.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2007, 17:30-18:30

Armourers and Brasiers Cambridge Forum

Novel Nanostructured Hydride Composites: Hydrogen Storage Materials for Zero-Emission Car

UserProfessor Dr Rüdiger Bormann, Institute for Materials Research, GKSS Research Centre, 21502 Geesthacht,, Germany.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2007, 14:35-15:05

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

The role of packaging in society

UserDick Searle, Chief Executive of the Packaging Federation.

HouseLecture Room, Institute for Manufacturing IfM.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2007, 17:00-18:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Development

UserProfessor Sir David King (Chief Scientific Advisor to HM Government).

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2007, 18:00-19:30

Stephen Stretton's list

An Environmental Case for Nuclear Energy? Talk and kick-off meeting

UserStephen Stretton: Cambridge Zero Carbon Society & Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy.

HouseBowett Room, Queens College.

ClockThursday 15 March 2007, 19:30-20:45

Soc Doc Soc

'Garbage Warrior' sneak-preview screening with director and producer for Q&A

FREE members, £2 non-members

UserOllie Hodge and Rachel Wexler.

HouseRobinson College, Umney Theatre.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2007, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Nuclear power in the light of climate change

UserKeith Barnham (Imperial College London), Dave Elliott (Open University), Steve Kidd (World Nuclear Association), Bill Nuttal(Cambridge University Judge Business School).

HouseLaw Faculty LG17.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2007, 18:45-20:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

One Planet Living

UserPooran Desai OBE (Technical Director and co-founder of Bioregional).

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2007, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Carbon Calculation and your personal footprint

UserRosemary Randall and Andy Brown, Cambridge Carbon Footprint.

HouseQueen's College, Bowett's Room.

ClockThursday 22 February 2007, 19:30-21:00

fpk1's list

Global Earth Science and Sustainability

C. P. Snow Lecture

UserProfessor Charles Kennel (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego).

HouseTheatre, Christ’s College.

ClockWednesday 24 January 2007, 17:00-18:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Nanotechnology and precautionary risk management

NOTE: Rescheduled from Tuesday 5th.

UserProfessor Roland Clift (Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey).

HouseLecture Room, Institute for Manufacturing IfM.

ClockWednesday 06 December 2006, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Hurricane Katrina - A Study of Geosystems in Crisis

5.00pm *LR0*

UserProfessor Tom O’Rourke (School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University).

HouseEngineering Department - LR0.

ClockThursday 30 November 2006, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Zero Carbon City Dongtan

UserDr Neil Kirkpatrick, Associate Director, Arup.

HouseChemical Engineering Department LT1.

ClockMonday 27 November 2006, 19:30-21:00

Manufacturing Research Forum

Rubbish

UserClaire Barlow, Production Process Group.

HouseSeminar Room B, Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing IfM.

ClockFriday 24 November 2006, 10:00-10:40

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Well Dressed? The present and future sustainability of clothing and textiles in the UK

UserJulian M.Allwood, Søren E Laursen, Cecilia M de Rodriguez, Nancy M P Bocken (IfM, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Room, Institute for Manufacturing IfM.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2006, 17:00-18:00

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Emissions trading, energy efficiency, and the law of unintended consequences

UserMichael Grubb, Director of the Carbon Trust, and professor of economics in Cambridge and Imperial College.

HouseLecture Room, Institute for Manufacturing IfM.

ClockMonday 08 May 2006, 17:00-18:00

Offtopic Lunch

Sustainable computer workstations

UserSeb Wills, Inference Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseRoom 911, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 05 October 2005, 12:30-13:30

Offtopic Lunch

Sustainable Energy

UserDavid MacKay, Inference Group.

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2005, 12:30-13:30

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