Find out about the latest sustainability news at the University of Sussex.
Can you spare 3 hours to help plant a Forest Food Garden on campus?
Help needed from 1-4pm on Weds 9 February. Volunteers must commit to the whole 3 hours and contact John Parry soonest for planning purposes.
More evidence needed to establish 5G’s green credentials
Widespread expectations 5G will be a green technology are not currently backed up by a strong, publicly available, fully transparent evidence base
Latest SSRP call for project proposals: ‘Re-engaging in sustainability research with the Global South’
SSRP has launched a funding call for proposals to help Sussex researchers re-engage in sustainability with the Global South - closing 31 January 2022.
Quickly find a new collaborator at Sussex with “Sustainability Search” database developed by SSRP
Do you, or people in your network, need to find a University of Sussex collaborator for a new research or writing project? Perhaps you want to find...
SSRP co-organises webinar on Financial Crises, Poverty and Environmental Sustainability
The webinar was held in Nov 2021 in collaboration with UNDP-UNEP PEA and UNRISD focussing on financial crises in the context of the SDGs and Covid-19.
New year, new (more sustainable) you
This year, why not use your New Year’s Resolutions to commit to becoming more sustainable?
City allotments match farming productivity per square metre
Urban growers are able to harvest 1kg of insect-pollinated fruit and veg per one metre square, which is within the range of conventional farming.
Residential Re-Use Scheme Open over Winter Break
Are you moving out of your accomodation over winter break? Or just have items you don't want or need? Donate items to the Residential Re-Use Scheme!
Join Team Sussex for the 2022 Brighton Marathon and support biodiversity on campus and beyond
Looking for a challenge in 2022? Join Team Sussex at the Brighton Marathon Weekend in April to race for the planet
What Next After the COP? event - video and Q&A with our speakers
Watch the 'What Next after the COP?' event held in November, plus read some more answers on climate change from our four event speakers
EcoGo: Win big this festive season with the Countdown to Christmas rewards
Good tidings we bring to EcoGo participants! We are offering Xmas rewards to encourage you to keep travelling sustainably despite the colder weather.
EcoGo participant Jack tells us his sustainable travel story
Jack has been trying to make his behaviours reflect his core value for the environment. With EcoGo, he has gone some way to achieving this.
Sussex conservation expert hails landmark 'rights of nature' legal ruling, which prohibits mining in cloud forest
Dr Mika Peck says the ruling, protecting one of the most biologically diverse habitats in the world, is as significant as Paine's 'Rights of Man'.
New findings from Sussex sustainability research
From local projects combatting the climate crisis to new communication tools in war-torn Syria. Researchers today at...
Sussex Innovation launches Innovation Masters programme alongside new look and fresh focus on purpose-led business
The £530,000 UK Community Renewal Fund project will deliver innovation coaching to hundreds of East Sussex companies ranging from start-up to scale-up
Sussex Energy Group panel question COP26’s focus on unproven technologies & discuss hopes for local action
In the closing SEG@COP26 panel discussion, Sussex Energy Group researchers discussed their reactions to the outcomes from the COP.
Biology student James shares his EcoGo journey towards Net Zero
As a biology student, James was aware of the negative effects of car emissions on nature. Now he's using BetterPoints to act on this knowledge.
University of Sussex commits to eliminate use of avoidable single-use plastics within five years
New single-use plastic pledge included in annual sustainability report published today
SSRP director welcomes China-US joint declaration but calls on superpowers to do more for most vulnerable countries
Professor Joseph Alcamo says he is cautiously optimistic about surprise COP26 announcement of cooperation between the world's two biggest emitters.