Trinity College Cambridge commits to net zero by 2050

The college will fully divest in companies that use fossil fuels and has set five science-based targets

ENGIE to progress renewable energy park for Keele University

Leading energy and services company, ENGIE, has agreed a 25 year deal with Keele University, to fund, design, build and operate a multi-technology renewable energy park

More than a quarter of UK universities ‘still not on a renewable tariff’

The study suggests this is despite 91% of students being “fairly or very concerned” about climate change

LSE launches plan to become ‘UK’s first’ carbon-neutral university

The institution plans to integrate sustainability into the curriculum and prioritise ‘socially responsible’ investments

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

University of Bristol announces fossil fuel divestment

The university has also called on the Universities Superannuation Scheme to abandon its £1bn investments in fossil fuels

University of Manchester makes biotech breakthrough

Researchers say the discovery means they can now convert waste biomass into high-value chemicals more easily and cheaply

‘Impressive proportion’ of UK universities have electrified their fleet

New research shows electric vehicle uptake across the UK’s higher education institutions between 2017/18 and 2018/19 increased by 6.5%

New York offers $5m to help colleges and universities go green

The finance aims to allow places of education to ‘aggressively lower’ their carbon footprint, reduce energy use and improve climate resiliency

New £21m energy research centre to support low carbon transition

It will develop next generation carbon capture technologies that are ‘affordable and sustainable’