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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

Have you ever considered sharing your car journey to work to save money?

21 May 2015

Did you know during rush hour in the UK there are around 38 million empty car seats; the equivalent of nearly half a million empty buses. Do you drive to work alone? Have you ever considered car-sharing? There are approximately 800 employees at the University sharing their commute, saving money, cutting congestion and...

Walk to Work Week 2015

11 May 2015

Walk to Work Week runs from 11-15 May 2015 , whether it’s walking all or part of the journey to work, stepping out of the office for a lunchtime walk, or getting off the bus a few stops earlier on your way home, walking is a free and easy way to work more exercise into your daily routine. Health charity Living Streets says...