In this lecture, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Geertje van der Heijden will explore the functioning of the carbon cycle and indicate its importance in mitigating some of the effects of human-induced increases in atmospheric CO2 concentrations.
The two presenters of the BBC’s flagship children’s TV programme spent a night in an on-campus eco-house for a show broadcast during Climate Week – which coincided with the University’s own Go Greener Week.
Appears in Issue 47
Tags: BBC Blue Peter, carbon footprint, Climate Week, Co2, Creative Energy Homes Project, Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Dr Mark Gillott, E.ON 2016 research house, eco-home, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Go Greener Week, Institute of Sustainable Energy Technology
As part of a series of measures aimed at reducing its carbon footprint, the University plans to build three wind turbines on the outskirts of Nottingham.
Appears in Issue 43