Rishi Sunak’s watering down of net-zero policies in the name of equality and fairness will not help to create a better UK
Gesche Huebner argues that the PM’s revised policies are effectively “equality washing”.
Planning for economic recovery: The role of Local Green New Deals in a post-Covid era
Dr Beatriz Aguirre-Martínez discusses local citizens’ responses to the net-zero challenge through Local Green New Deals, focusing on energy demand reduction measures.
Engaging audiences with your research: principles for effective communication
Kay Jenkinson reflects on a climate storytelling workshop for researchers on how to share their ideas with the public, investors and the media.
New funding announced for energy demand research
The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced £15 million of funding for the next phase of energy demand research in the UK.
Lessons from lockdown: how we adapted and changed our energy consumption patterns during the pandemic
The pandemic lockdowns were different and difficult – but they tested our ability to adapt as human beings and as communities.
Telling tales: Communicating UK energy research through fairy tale characters
A new paper uses fairy tale characters as metaphors to communicate insights from energy research to non-academic audiences.
CREDS in Celebration event
Five years of interdisciplinary and collaborative research across 24 academic institutions culminated in an end-of-project celebration last month, to highlight what CREDS has achieved so far.
CREDS in Celebration – a taster to whet your appetite
Jon Saltmarsh from our Advisory Board highlights his main takeaways from the CREDS in Celebration showcase.
Evaluating the impact of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) research
We’ve examined CREDS EDI data to build a body of information against which future benchmarking comparisons can be drawn.
Connecting energy researchers with policymakers
CREDS co-hosted an event with ClimateXChange that helped increase the impact of energy demand research by bridging it with policy.
Time for a digital spring clean?
Every file you keep, every message you send and receive uses energy. Join us on Digital Cleanup Day, 18 March and reduce your digital trash.
Richest people in UK ‘use more energy flying’ than poorest do overall
Review from Carbon Brief on a new research paper exploring the relationship between household energy footprint and well-being in the UK.
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