Cambridge Carbon Literacy Project

Passionate about climate action? Want to educate others on what the future holds and how we can act?

Informaton icon Passionate about climate action? Want to educate others on what the future holds and how we can act?

Location icon Cambridge (virtual)

Clock icon October 2020

A brand-new climate education course is coming to the University of Cambridge: Carbon Literacy!

We want to educate as many students as possible about the climate emergency FREE of charge!Any Cambridge student passionate about climate action or would like to learn more about the emergency facing us, please apply here to receive the first round of training from certified Carbon Literacy trainers!

What can I expect?

Briefly, you will receive FREE formal training, courtesy of Cambridge Zero, based on the new Carbon Literacy Project course for higher education. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the climate emergency as well as gain an internationally renowned qualification.

How will it work?

Following the application process, students will receive training from a group of Carbon Literate students at the university. The training will be a mixture of self-study (4hrs) and two Zoom webinars on 18th/19th and 23rd/24th between 16:00-18:30.

The training will cover 5 main modules:

  • The science of climate change
  • Carbon footprints
  • A zero-carbon world
  • Sustainability in higher education
  • Taking climate action

Applications close on 9th November.

Who can apply?

Any undergraduate, postgraduate or post-doc at the university! All levels of familiarity with the climate emergency are welcome!Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact – Will Moody [email protected].

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We are an inclusive organisation and can make reasonable adjustments to application processes, interviews, training sessions and other activities on a case-by-case basis. If you have particular accessibility needs, please do get in touch at [email protected]


The Cambridge Carbon Literacy project is run by the newly formed Cambridge Environmental Education Society (CEES) through Cambridge Hub and it is sponsored by Cambridge Zero (University of Cambridge).

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