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Environment and Energy

The University of Cambridge is committed to reducing its environmental impact, with a dedicated Environment and Energy Section within Estate Management leading on carbon reduction and a range of strategic and operational initiatives. Networks of staff and students support these efforts.

This website provides information, advice and resources to support this work as well as information on what the University is doing both operationally and academically.

What's happening

       Watch our video to learn more about the Living Laboratory for Sustainability

     What is Living Lab?

The ‘Living Lab’ is a programme that provides opportunities for Cambridge students to propose and carry out projects across the University to improve Cambridge’s sustainability. These projects are carried out directly on and with the buildings, grounds and operations of the University.

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Greenlines: sustainability newsletter

Download Greenlines, the University’s sustainability newsletter. A monthly update for staff and students to keep you informed about environment and energy news at Cambridge.

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Latest news

Take part in this year's Winter Warm-up Cycle Challenge

20 January 2015

Register for this year’s Cambridgeshire Winter Warm-up Cycle Challenge, 17 January – 31 January 2015, and win prizes for the cycle journeys you are already doing. Or go one step further and compete with other cyclists across the county to log the most miles. The Winter Warm-Up Cycle Challenge is a great opportunity to...

New research release: aeroplanes go hybrid-electric

7 January 2015

An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK, an important early step towards cleaner, low-carbon air travel. Researchers from the Department of Engineering, in association with Boeing, have successfully tested the first...