Climate change is affecting the planet at an alarming pace. To respond to this threat, we need to build resilience, make the transition from fossil fuels to a carbon neutral future, act sustainably to protect the planet's precious resources and reduce waste.

Sowing seeds for timber skyscrapers can rewind the carbon footprint of the concrete industry

28 June 2019

The Centre for Natural Material Innovation exhibited their proposals for timber skyscrapers at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition.

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View from a tower at St John's

£3.8 million gift for Conservation Biology

24 March 2006

The Lisbet Rausing Charitable Fund has provided £3.8 million to endow in perpetuity a professorship in Conservation Biology at the University of...

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Zebra Mussels

‘Sugar-coated pill’ helps the medicine go down

02 February 2006

Cambridge scientists have discovered a solution for controlling one of the world’s biggest environmental and ecological pests – the zebra mussel...

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