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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

Comfort, Control and Behavioural Change

30 January 2015

Today, the Environment and Energy section heard from Dimitra Dantsiou, a PhD student in the Department of Architecture, about her initial findings in her ongoing research. She has been working with the Living Lab for the past two years examining energy use feedback in workplaces.She has used different buildings at the...

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...