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The Guardian: How do we solve bitcoin’s carbon problem

Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index developed by Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in The Guardian article. The index estimates “that bitcoin mining consumes 133.63 terawatt hours a year of electricity – more than the…

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Showcasing innovative ideas

Top awards granted at the European Investment Forum organised by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School and FTSE Russell, a London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) company. A paper on environmental activist investing and a presentation…

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E-waste – a complex problem

Research on hazardous waste disposal by Cambridge Judge PhD candidate Sytske Wijnsma represents the University of Cambridge in this month’s Festival of Social Science. Research on illegal hazardous waste disposal by Sytske Wijnsma, a PhD candidate and MPhil alumna at…

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Has there been progress in Week 1 at COP26?

David Reiner, Associate Professor in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks back at the first week of COP26. "Water, water, every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink." -…

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Glasgow thoughts

Why is COP26 a big deal but not much may happen? A blogpost by David Reiner, Associate Professor in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, lays out the background and his opinions going into the event in Scotland. Dr…

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Climate change and nature

Nature-based solutions to climate change are being undermined by continued destruction of nature, Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge Judge Business School tells Business Schools for Climate Leadership seminar. The relationship between climate change and nature goes both ways, so nature-based…

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Football environment

Planet Super League, co-founded by Cambridge Judge MBA alumnus Tom Gribbin (MBA 2013), is a football tournament like no other. This time, it’s up to the fans to win it for the club by completing planet-saving activities. Stepping out in…

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Green enterprise

Investors are drawn to climate-change entrepreneurs as society realises it faces a 'world war'-like threat requiring sustained engagement, says Chris Coleridge of Cambridge Judge Business School. By Dr Chris Coleridge Dr Chris Coleridge Entrepreneurs and not just big corporates are…

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Financial Times: The environmental idiocy of Tesla’s bitcoin bet

Bitcoin energy usage tool developed at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School is mentioned in the FT article. Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) provides a real-time estimate of the total annual electricity usage of the…

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Montel: Critics scorn proposals to extend ETS to heating, transport

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on carbon trading emission scheme. “The key aspect of an emissions trading scheme is the quantity limitation – it’s not the same as a common carbon tax,” he…

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