Europe urged to clamp down on growing greenhouse gases black market

Illegal hydrofluorocarbons smuggled into the EU amount to nearly 30% of the legal trade, according to the Environmental Investigation Agency

Bacteria can “eat” plastic pollution in Britain’s lakes

New research found that a specific type of bacteria uses plastic as food and is able to break down natural organic matter in lakes

Cambridge scientists unveil battery that captures CO2 while charging

The supercapacitor device is predicted to help power CCS technologies at a lower cost

“One in every 45 people could be environment refugees by 2050”

Researchers have warned if emissions continue to soar sea levels may rise by a further 0.4 to 0.8m by 2100

Is air conditioning harmful to the environment and human health?

Dr Xavier Moya, Lecturer at the University of Cambridge spoke to ELN about the impact of polluting gases used on air conditioners on the environment

Manufacturer eyes zero waste wind turbine blades by 2030

LM Wind Power aims to send no excess manufacturing materials to landfills without energy recovery

Government launches scheme to address greenwashing in food industry

The project aims to standardise environmental metrics for food businesses

Climate change has altered the size of human bodies, researchers suggest

They found colder and harsher climates drove the evolution of larger body sizes while warmer climates led to smaller bodies

Cambridge dons’ EV delight

University of Cambridge has the highest percentage of electric vehicles in its fleet, according to a new report

Plastics – an eight-legged solution

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a ‘vegan spider silk’ that could provide a clean alternative to single-use plastics