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

Wind more effective than cold air at cooling rooms naturally

The effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy methods for moderating temperature and humidity has been evaluated in a series of experiments by researchers from the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 20, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: engineering cities sustainability sustainable-earth climate-change heating cooling

Cambridge researchers supporting world's largest air quality monitoring network in London

Cambridge researchers are using their expertise in air quality sensors to support the new Breathe London project launched by Mayor Sadiq Khan earlier this week.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Jan. 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: spotlight-on-cities cities environment pollution sensor

Location, location, location: researchers develop model to predict retail failure

Researchers have used a combination of location and transport data to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail. 

Krittika D’Silva • cambridge
Oct. 9, 2018 ~5 min

Tags: spotlight-on-cities cities retail social-media computing computer-model

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