University of York - Curbing the carbon

November 5, 2009

Researchers at the University of York have calculated carbon-footprint data for individual neighbourhoods in the city and have found that areas in which the community apparently has a strong "green attitude" also have high carbon emissions. The findings are part of a 15-month campaign funded by the Without Walls Partnership Local Area Agreement Delivery Fund. They will be used to target selected households in York and help them reduce their carbon footprint by 10 per cent in 2010 by reducing energy use and promoting walking and cycling.

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments