Will Cambridge University ditch bp’s name from one of its facilities?

The university is reportedly mulling plans to remove the company’s name after years of campaigning against it

UK universities ‘received £89m in funding from oil firms in last four years’

Nearly 36 universities have secured funding from eight oil giants, according to a new report

Earth’s interior ‘swallowing up’ more carbon than previously thought, say scientists

They found the carbon drawn into the Earth’s interior where the tectonic plates collide tends to stay locked away at depth, rather than resurfacing in the form of volcanic emissions

Enfield Council gives turkeys a Xmas present by banning meat

The local authority pledged to exclude meat from the catering menu offerings at the council’s events to tackle the climate emergency

Cambridge University targets net zero carbon goal by 2048

It is also targeting a 75% fall in carbon emissions by 2030

Prince Charles launches initiative to address global sustainability challenges

Up to 12 new research fellowships will be created at Cambridge University with £3.6m in funding from industry partners

Top marks for Cambridge with solar system

Cambridge University has announced it will install a 373kW solar array on the roof of one of its buildings. It said the clean electricity generated would be used to power a new development on its campus, which will include housing for 2,000 students and 100,000 square metres of classrooms and lecture theatres, as well as […]

Cambridge Uni’s research centre targets energy

A new facility that will focus on research in the energy industry has been opened in the UK. Cambridge University’s Maxwell Centre will look into areas such as energy efficiency, storage, lighting and solar power. It will house researchers from different departments and host a collaboration which will research new technologies that ensure data-intensive computing […]

Cambridge University builds £48m energy efficient department

A Cambridge University department has moved into a new £48million building which is energy efficient. Officially opened this week (pictured), the entire Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy has a new home complete with labs, offices and student lounges. It is “extremely well insulated”, according to the design firm NBBJ’s Project Lead, Rebecca Mortimore. She […]