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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 are encouraged to support these efforts.

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

Latest news

Inspiration and action at Earth Optimism

25 April 2017

Hundreds of people queued throughout the day on Saturday 22 April at the David Attenborough Building to get a glimpse of their heroes and to hear them speak. These heroes were not celebrities as you might expect but conservationists and on this day, Earth Day, they delivered the message that every single person can make a...

Green Impact - what has been achieved in the Colleges

25 April 2017

Last week was the closing date for Green Impact, the University’s sustainability accreditation and awards scheme. Around 40 teams of staff and students from across the University got involved in improving the environmental performance of their places of work and study. Colleges were well represented and in this article we...

Greenlines: The University's monthly sustainability newsletter

Greenlines March Edition

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

View March's newsletter