Easy-to-make, ultra-low power electronics could charge out of thin air

Researchers have developed a new approach to printed electronics which allows ultra-low power electronic devices that could recharge from ambient light or

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 13, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: engineering advanced-materials internet-of-things energy materials carbon

The climate crisis: towards zero carbon

Sir David Attenborough, Dr Jane Goodall DBE and leading Cambridge University researchers talk about the urgency of climate crisis – and some of the solutions that will take us towards zero carbon.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Feb. 26, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: cities sustainability sustainable-earth climate-change energy environment conservation biodiversity carbon policy

The cultural significance of carbon-storing peatlands to rural communities

A group of UK and Peruvian researchers have carried out the first detailed study of how rural communities interact with peatlands in the Peruvian Amazon, a landscape that is one of the world’s largest stores of carbon.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 21, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: environment spotlight-on-sustainability-and-the-environment spotlight-on-biodiversity-conservation carbon anthropology amazon south-america

Amount of carbon stored in forests reduced as climate warms

Accelerated tree growth caused by a warming climate does not necessarily translate into enhanced carbon storage, an international study suggests.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 15, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: climate-change environment spotlight-on-sustainability-and-the-environment tree-rings carbon

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