CREDS researcher, Tadj Oreszczyn is leading a project to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on domestic energy use and reflects in this blog on why Milton Keynes has fared so well during the pandemic.
Visions and fantasies of the sustainable future – how to understand narratives of the low carbon transition
A new paper unpacks the rhetoric behind possible futures for case studies including automated mobility, electric vehicles (EVs) and smart meters.
CREDS researcher Marina Topouzi recently undertook training to become a ‘Retrofit Co-ordinator’ and discusses how these new roles can support green jobs recovery.
This new book addresses fundamental questions about the very idea of energy demand: how is it constituted, how does it change and how might it be steered?
Retrofit is a good idea, but it needs to be done well if it is to be done at all.
While the majority of studies find that working from home reduces carbon emissions, researchers from the Sussex Energy Group find that it’s not that simple.
All crises are not made equal: what does Covid19 tell us about the public’s capacity to change behaviour?
Is the public really ready for radical change? Jillian Anable shares her thoughts on the differences between Covid19 and the climate crisis.
We are all facing the same storm but we are in very different houses. Covid-19 has not only brought into sharp focus the relationship between housing and health – but it also laid bare the extent of racial inequalities in the UK.
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs), who account for three fifths of the employment in the UK private sector – are in danger of being overlooked as a source of environmental improvement, both in the short and long-term recovery.
There are things we can do now to help reduce our carbon emissions from the millions of existing boilers and reduce our fuel bills.
With flexibility high on energy policy agendas, Sarah Royston reviews Jacopo Torriti’s webinar on Demand Side Flexibility: Beyond price and technology.
As we publish our equality, diversity and inclusion report, Sarah Higginson reflects on the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on women in academia.
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