University of Cambridge poised to drop BP from name of institute, claim climate activists

The University of Cambridge is reportedly considering removing BP from the name of one of its leading research institutes, following pressure from climate localization, who have criticized the academic institution’s ongoing acceptance of funding from the oil giant. It would mean the BP Institute – a research center at the University which is funded by … Read more

Study: Modular homes cut embodied carbon by 45 per cent

Factory-made modular homes can slash the carbon emissions associated with housebuilding by almost half, an academic study has found. Construction using volumetric modular systems – whereby modular components are precision manufactured offsite – can produce 41 to 45 per cent less CO2 when compared to traditional methods of building homes, the study by the University … Read more