Tag: Green

Science

It’s not that easy being green

The number of people switching to a plant-based diet is increasing. It is widely regarded as being better for the planet to consume less meat, but how valid are these claims? Is it just a trend?   It is well known that the mass production of meat, particularly beef, has a massive impact on the planet’s…

News

UEA professor Catherine Rowett elected as MEP

UEA philosophy professor Catherine Rowett has been elected as an MEP for the Greens in the UK’s European elections. In her acceptance speech she said, “Now is the time for action, not words.” For the election the UK was split into twelve sections in terms of area. Norwich was in the East of England area….

News

UEA to begin investing in renewable energy

The university has announced that it will begin to buy in green electricity from local, certified renewable sources. This is part of a larger effort to reduce the campus’ carbon footprint by 10,200 tonnes of CO2 per annum by 2020. UEA has committed to a budget of £6.5million to meet this target and with 2020…

Science

UEA goes green

Facilitated nationally by People and Planet, Go Green Week at UEA is an exciting programme of events aiming to share highlights of UEA sustainability with its staff and students. It encourages people to join collective positive action for the environment and global society. The events will be running on campus from 12-16 February and will…

Fashion

How to be green

Recycle! Just like your cardboard and beer bottles, the council picks up your unwanted textiles (no matter what condition they are in)! Instead of throwing away old clothes, this is an easy alternative that permits you that nice warm feeling inside. Invest in quality, not quantity Especially in winter, you want clothes that’ll last you…

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