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.
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.
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 University of Sheffield and energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power have launched a pioneering collaboration to advance the hydrogen sector, including an…
The University of Sheffield’s Desert Garden project has won the Research with Impact (Institution) award at the 2020 Green Gown Awards ceremony.
Reducing emissions must be the priority for UK universities but carbon offsetting can also support the transition to net-zero, according to a briefing by experts…
Last week, the University of Sheffield launched its new five-year sustainability strategy with an online event for staff students and alumni.