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?
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.
A new collaborative project between University scientists and Accommodation & Commercial Services (ACS) is reducing the amount of packaging waste produced at our cafes through…
This can be used to reduce overflow of polluted waters into rivers thereby reducing river pollution and limit flooding events.
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 announced a collaboration with hydrogen fuel company ITM. But what exactly is green hydrogen?
University of Sheffield alumni David Cook has created an app to help students cut down on food waste and gain rewards from the University of Sheffield students union.
Manasi Mulay is a PhD and Grantham Scholar at the University of Sheffield and an official ‘observer’ of COP26. She writes of her experience of COP26.
The University of Sheffield Institute for Sustainable Food has found that the Brazilian diet has increased in ultra-processed foods which are linked to negative impacts on the environment. The results echo the dietary changes in the UK.
The Urban Institute is an international research centre at the University of Sheffield that examines how cities are responding to the challenges and opportunities of intensified urbanisation,…