We are supporting the UK's 2050 target to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80%.
Major areas of focus are green built environment and buildings, green mobility, low-carbon technology design, sustainable consumption, economics and business policy for sustainability, and smart future cities.
Creating global energy leaders
Towards the development of talent and skills, NTU is involved in the national Doctoral Training Alliance in Energy, which connects students and academics from across eleven Alliance institutions. It focuses on producing doctoral graduates equipped with the skills and experience to tackle major global energy challenges and become the leaders of tomorrow.
Washing machine invention saves energy and the planet
A student and researcher from Nottingham Trent University have developed a unique way for washing machine companies to clean up their carbon emissions and save the UK almost 45,000 tonnes of CO2 a year in transportation.
Google Earth used for first time in tree census
Technology has been developed which allows Google Earth to be used for a census of palm trees over large areas of land.
Nottingham Trent University student designs innovative moss wall panels to reduce air pollution
A unique wall panel designed by Jack Johnson, a BA (Hons) Product Design student who is graduating from Nottingham Trent University this summer, uses moss as a natural means to reduce air pollution in offices.