Cambridge Uni leads team to develop simulator for net zero flights

It has announced the launch of an international group of experts in aerospace, economics, policy and climate science, building the simulator to help achieve one of the world’s biggest decarbonisation challenges

The University of Cambridge to divest entirely from fossil fuels by 2030

The decision follows the university’s commitment to have net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2038

University students compete in best climate investment idea challenge

The proposed business ideas include a carbon-positive timber real estate investment trust and a sustainable cattle farming fund

Asthma inhalers ‘as bad for the environment as eating meat’

Reserachers suggest switching to alternative, ‘greener’ inhalers would result in large carbon savings

University of Cambridge slashes emissions with dietary switch-up

The university said its implementation of measures such as removing beef and lamb from the menu in 2016 has had a signficant effect on its carbon footprint

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University of Cambridge accepts calls to further explore divestment options

The move follows increasing concern from staff and students regarding the university’s financial investments in oil, gas and coal businesses

University of Cambridge’s solar project reaches graduation

The university has installed 384kW worth of panels on the roof of its accommodation blocks

Scientists take step forward in solar production of hydrogen

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have used artificial photosynthesis to generate the clean gas

Cambridge Uni’s divestment hunger strikers pack in protest

Three first-year students ended a six-day protest aiming to stop investment in fossil fuels

Cambridge boffins turn biomass into hydrogen

Scientists have developed a way to use sunlight to turn unprocessed biomass into clean hydrogen. The steps to create the new solar fuel are outlined in a research paper from the University of Cambridge, which says the sustainable and relatively cheap process could have significant implications for the future of energy generation. The biomass is suspended in a mixture of catalytic nanoparticles and alkaline […]