Cambridge Carbon Literacy Signups are Open for Easter!

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 Student Services Centre, Cambridge (in-person)

Clock icon April 27, May 4, and May 11 (4pm - 5:45pm)

Cambridge Carbon Literacy applications OPEN for Easter Term 2023!

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 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, that has been adapted by Cambridge trainers. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the climate emergency as well as receive an internationally renowned qualification to show to employers and peers.

How will it work?

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 three seminars.

The training will cover 5 main modules:

  1. The science of climate change
  2. Carbon footprints
  3. A zero-carbon world
  4. Sustainability in higher education
  5. Taking climate action

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Who can apply?

Any undergraduate, postgraduate or post-doc at the university! All levels of familiarity with the climate emergency are welcome! We are NON-SELECTIVE - everyone can sign up, unless we're oversubscribed beyond trainers' capacity!

Any questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact – [email protected]

When and where is it?

See Student Services Centre, on the New Museums Site. The seminars are:

  1. Thursday 27 April, 4pm - 5:45pm
  2. Thursday 4 May, 4pm - 5:30pm
  3. Thursday 11 May, 4pm - 5:45pm

You must attend ALL THREE seminars to gain your certification.


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 through Cambridge Hub and it is sponsored by Cambridge Zero (University of Cambridge).

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