OXFORD UNIVERSITY is internationally renowned for many things but not, traditionally at least, as a green pioneer. But if students at the university’s Linacre College have their way, this will change. Linacre, following pressure from the student body, is to become the first Oxbridge college to go ‘carbon neutral’, in an effort to counter climate change.

The 300-member graduate college plans to spend approximately £2,500 a year employing the Oxford-based

company Climate Care to offset all carbon emissions from heating, paper consumption, fuel consumed by its vehicles, and even business flights ...


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