University of Cambridge webinar series: Net-zero: can we get there as a society? – 20 November-7 December 2020

-=Net-Zero webinars, an interdisciplinary initiative co-led by the Chemical Engineering Department, the Chemistry Department and the Judge Business School from the University of Cambridge, is holding a series of four webinars on Friday 20th November 2-3pm, Tuesday 24th November 3-4 pm, Thursday 3rd December 3-4 pm and Monday 7th December 2-3pm GMT.  The webinars will feature talks and panel discussions to discuss socially acceptable pathways to Net-zero.

Registration is possible to a single webinar or the whole series and details can be found here: https://www.netzerowebinars.com/

Schedule and webinar content:

Friday 20/11 2-3pm – Transitions to Net-zero: social disparities and acceptability of mitigation technologies

Panel discussion with Dean Rachel Kyte (Tufts University), Dr Goda Perlaviciute (University of Groningen) and Professor Nick Pidgeon (Cardiff University)

Tuesday 24/11 3-4 pm – Accounting for the social dimension in planning the transition

Presentations and Q&A with Dr Rachel Freeman (UCL) and Dr Piera Patrizio (Imperial College)

Thursday 03/12 3-4 pm – Readiness of negative emissions technologies: creating business models for carbon capture and storage and carbon removal methods.

Presentations and Q&A with Dr Emily Cox (Cardiff University) and Professor Stuart Haszeldine (University of Edinburgh)

Monday 07/12 2-3pm – Climate change commitments at the corporate level: motivation and effectiveness

Panel discussion with Professor Jon Gibbins (University of Sheffield and Director of the UKCCSRC), Dr Robert Ritz (University of Cambridge), Dr Emily Shuckburgh (University of Cambridge and Director of Cambridge Zero).

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