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UK Government consultation on Industrial Strategy

UK Government consultation on Industrial Strategy

Posted on 3 February 2017 by Christopher Dickson

Please support the UK Government's Industrial Strategy, calling for a shift to a low carbon economy while keeping costs low.

Renewable energy progress ‘frustrating’ – Welsh Assembly Environment Secretary

Renewable energy progress ‘frustrating’ – Welsh Assembly Environment Secretary

Posted on 14 December 2016 by Christopher Dickson

Getting a genuinely sustainable electricity supply is one of the quickest and easiest ways to reduce the environmental impact of your IT. So headlines like this are disappointing.

What difference can I make?

What difference can I make?

Posted on 3 December 2015 by Christopher Dickson

It’s the UN climate change meeting from 30 Nov - 11 Dec 2015 #COP21, perhaps a once-and-for-all opportunity to salvage the planet for the next generation. So I’ve decided to go […]

Help educate the Earth without costing it

Help educate the Earth without costing it

Posted on 23 June 2015 by Christopher Dickson

Increasingly, IT equipment is becoming a part of the circular economy -  being reused or recycled as much as possible at the end of its first life, so that new […]

100% Recycled Paper for Day-to-Day Business Use Across the University

Posted on 26 January 2015 by Christopher Dickson

Cardiff University has approved the move to 100% recycled paper for its day to day business, in support of our sustainability agenda. In University IT Service, we've worked closely with partner departments including Purchasing, […]

The Perils of Commuting

Posted on 9 December 2014 by Christopher Dickson

Interesting article by Daniel Newman, a research assistant at the Sustainable Places Research Institute, on "More roads, more misery – how commuting is killing us". Daniel makes the point that commuting […]

New IT Service Catalogue Available

Posted on 17 November 2014 by Christopher Dickson

We’re delighted to announce that we have now published a brand new catalogue of all the services delivered by University IT. This is a very useful list of services, which means […]

Introduction

Posted on 7 November 2014 by Christopher Dickson

Welcome to my blog. It’s my role to help you and the University get the most from IT services to reduce environmental impact (and support your research – please see my other blog). […]