Research is tackling the need to reduce energy demand, maintain energy supply, increase the efficiency of energy-requiring processes, and develop policy and pricing strategies.

The "stop doing stupid stuff" approach to sustainable manufacturing

22 January 2020

Around 90% of the resources we process to create goods are not reaching the person for whom they are made. How can we make manufacturing more...

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Women in STEM: Angela Harper

02 January 2020

Angela Harper is a PhD candidate at the Cavendish Laboratory, a member of Churchill College, and a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Here, she tells us...

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Strategic partner: Rolls-Royce

16 December 2019

Researchers at Cambridge are working with Rolls-Royce to make aeroengines greener. 

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Women in STEM: Dr Jenny Zhang

05 December 2019

Dr Jenny Zhang is a group leader and BBSRC David Phillips Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, where she is re-wiring photosynthesis to generate...

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Green-sky thinking for propulsion and power

04 December 2019

A rapid way of turning ideas into new technologies in the aviation and power industries has been developed at Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory. Here...

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Cambridge Zero

26 November 2019

If we are to avert a climate disaster, we must sharply reduce our emissions, starting today. Cambridge Zero, the University's ambitious new...

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Cambridge Green

20 November 2019

From removing ruminant meat from its menus to building ‘green’ buildings, the University of Cambridge is weaving sustainability into its very...

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Laboratory experiment of a cross-ventilated room

Wind more effective than cold air at cooling rooms naturally

20 November 2019

The effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy methods for moderating temperature and humidity has been evaluated in a series of experiments by...

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‘Messy’ production of perovskite material increases solar cell efficiency

11 November 2019

Discovery means simpler and cheaper manufacturing methods are actually beneficial for the material’s use in next-generation solar cells or LED...

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