Debate over whether to demolish or retrofit the empty John Lewis building in Sheffield city centre is rising, but what is retrofitting and is it a greener alternative?
The University of Sheffield is applying the NSVF through its procurement practices, in line with its sustainability strategy. These measures will be used to inform ethical and social value decisions throughout university procurement.
Professor Tony Ryan and Professor Rachael Rothman have recently proposed a novel method to continue producing chemicals without the need for fossil fuels. Here, they explain how agricultural waste can be repurposed to meet carbon requirements in the chemicals industry whilst utilising durable plastics as a carbon sequestration method.
This can be used to reduce overflow of polluted waters into rivers thereby reducing river pollution and limit flooding events.
Christmas is the time for exchanging gifts with loved ones and getting together. This year, you could go a long way to making your Christmas more sustainable in giving the gift of carbon neutrality…
In December, the Sustainability Delivery Group met virtually and in person to discuss how they were keeping on track with their sustainability action plan amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
Project. Hear about University of Sheffield retail staff member Claire Fitzsimmons’ experience volunteering for the Archers Project and providing food for those in need across Sheffield.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield have found that tropical deforestation and degradation is lower in Indigenous lands compared to other areas. Deforestation is also more prevalent in protected areas than Indigenous lands. This body of work goes towards understanding deforestation patterns and how to address them.
The University of Sheffield has become a founding signatory of a new declaration of climate expectations, which sets out the minimum climate commitments it expects from the companies managing its investments.
The University of Sheffield has announced a collaboration with hydrogen fuel company ITM. But what exactly is green hydrogen?