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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.

Latest news

Summer internship opportunities open for applications

6 January 2017

Interested in gaining real world experience, adding to your CV, and making an impact in the field of environmental sustainability? Well this year’s paid internships could be for you – and they are now open for applications! There are three positions to be filled, each lasting for six to eight weeks during this coming...

Switch off and switch on to saving energy

19 December 2016

On 23 December the University will shut its doors for a well-earned break. Switching off equipment that doesn't need to be on will avoid unnecessary wastage. We would particularly like staff to be mindful of equipment that is often left on standby; screens, for example, will continue to use energy over Christmas if not...

Greenlines: sustainability newsletter

Greenlines December 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 December's newsletter