Despite the positive steps, two key questions remain unanswered: What is the strategy? And where are the people? Nick Eyre responds to the plan.
Reflections on Steph Parker’s webinar: Making government policy: what does a Policy Professional do?
Rare insights into behind-the-scenes processes and protocols reassured guest author Sam Hampton that government policies are well-considered.
Slower not faster planning permission offers opportunities for housing innovation. Guest author Matt Lane discusses in our latest blog.
A recent BEIS call led CREDS associate Fiona Brocklehurst to explore the energy saving potential of a range of policy options.
Are we still failing to understand what is meant by a “climate crisis”? John Barrett takes a look at the difficult decisions required by government to achieve the 2050 net zero target.
You can’t always get what you want: a reflection on Climate Assembly UK’s deliberations on decarbonising passenger transport
Given where we are now and the short timescales required to decarbonise, only difficult decisions and very few win-win options remain. Jillian Anable shares her thoughts on the Climate Assembly outcomes.
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.
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