March, 13, 2018. Posted in News, Comment.
Why I’m obsessed with making the most sustainable burger possible
Grantham Supervisor Christian Reynolds writes about the environmental impact of a beef burger for the Conversation. In the lead up to barbecue season, I have become obsessed with making the most sustainable burger possible. This started when I decided to […]
March, 12, 2018. Posted in News, Policy.
“Scientists should say what they honestly believe instead of being so damn conservative.” Jeremy Grantham
Eco’ri features a piece about Jeremy Grantham this week, including his controversial opinions about climate change scientists and population control. Billionaire Capitalist Speaks the Truth About Climate Change WESTPORT, Mass. — The talk was titled “Race of Our Lives: Trying […]
March, 12, 2018. Posted in Comment.
100 pot noodles: homelessness in the UK
Grantham Scholar Emma K. Smith has been part of a project that collects pot noodles for homeless people in Sheffield. This last week the Grantham centre staff and scholars have collected donations of pot noodles for the Cathedral Archer Project […]
March, 5, 2018. Posted in Comment.
Earth as an apple
The continual ploughing of fields, combined with heavy use of fertilisers, has degraded soils across the world, research from the University of Sheffield’s Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures in the UK found, with erosion occurring at a pace of up to 100 […]
February, 26, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
Modelling Multi-regional Ecological Exchanges: The Case of UK and Africa
Grantham supervisor Prof Lenny Koh and others have written a paper examining the environmental burden of goods and services and how it relates to both economic and production systems Here’s an extract of the abstract: ‘As environmental impacts continue to rise, the […]
February, 13, 2018. Posted in Events.
April 10 2018: Early career researchers network
**this is for staff only** Grantham centre for sustainable futures Early career researchers network (GCSF ECR) A forum to support the University of Sheffield’s community of early career researchers, postdoctoral researchers and fellows working in sustainability.Workshop on research grants for […]
February, 13, 2018. Posted in News.
The Grantham Centre working in Nepal to help orphans get their fruit and veg
Scientists from the University of Sheffield are helping children from a Nepalese orphanage grow their own vegetables with a pioneering, sustainable technique which will provide a vital food supply all year round. The team of researchers from the University’s Plant […]
February, 12, 2018. Posted in News, Contact, Comment.
Have you read our newsletter?
The Grantham Centre has published its first newsletter! Starting with a review of 2017, the newsletter will come out quarterly and keep you up to date with our research, policy interventions and activism. Read the first edition Sign up
February, 12, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
Applying Circular Economic Principles to Reduce Embodied Carbon
Grantham Centre supervisor Dr Danielle Densley Tingley, Lecturer in Architectural Engineering, has published a book chapter which looks at sustainability in construction. This book chapter focuses on methods to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that result from the materials we use in […]
February, 6, 2018. Posted in News.
GCSF team visits Petra university
Grantham Centre team members visited Petra University last week. The delegation toured the facilities of the Faculty of Engineering and the College of Architecture and Design. The visiting delegation included the Director of the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures, Prof. […]