University of Manchester
Karen Lucas is Professor of Human Geography at the School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester. She has 25 years of experience in social research in transport and energy poverty and environmental justice. She is considered a world-leading expert in the area of transport-related social exclusion in the Global North and South. She was previously the social research lead for the 4-year RCUK project Evaluating Low Carbon Communities (EVALOC), which aimed to assess, explain and communicate the changes in energy use due to community activities within six selected case study project www.evaloc.org.uk.
- Emissions savings from equitable energy demand reduction
- A disaggregate analysis of ‘excess’ car travel and its role in decarbonisation
- Curbing excess: high energy consumption and the fair energy transition
- Chapter 14: Social divisions in energy justice in the transport sector: personal car ownership and use
- A place-based carbon calculator for England
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