Sussex Uni commits to net zero by 2035

It has set new environmental targets in its attempts to become one of the world’s most sustainable universities

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