Bursting the bubble?
With flexibility high on energy policy agendas, Sarah Royston reviews Jacopo Torriti’s webinar on Demand Side Flexibility: Beyond price and technology.
Equality, diversity and inclusion in CREDS – our first report
As we publish our equality, diversity and inclusion report, Sarah Higginson reflects on the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on women in academia.
COVID-19 restrictions are a way of life for many vulnerable people
Now is a good moment to spare a thought for those who have lost their jobs and incomes, or whose homes may be uncomfortable to live in…
A New Green Shovel? Options for the transport stimulus package
As we begin the difficult transition out of lockdown, attention is already turning to what kind of stimulus package will be required to ‘reboot’ the economy. It will not be long before lists of ‘shovel ready’ schemes will be asked for by Treasury. Every lobby group worth its salt will be finalising its shopping list. What then for the transport sector?
Challenging consumption to cut carbon footprints
Our society needs to drastically reduce carbon footprints to limit climate change – crucially, these considerations should govern policy and action worldwide, including the response to the COVID pandemic.
Recovery from the Coronovirus Crisis: Opportunity or threat to low carbon transport policy?
This blog challenges the simple narrative of opportunity to low carbon transport policy presented by the Coronavirus Crisis by reflecting on other past ‘opportunities’ which have been squandered or, worse still, have been used to bake in higher carbon policies.
Energy trading board game (online and easy-to-print)
Looking for activities to (virtually) get together and discuss low-carbon energy futures? There’s now a game for that.
The secret life of boilers – how your boiler misbehaves
Part one of our blog series called ‘The secret life of boilers’ by George Bennett examines how your boiler misbehaves.
Living in an EcoHome
CREDS researcher, George Bennett, talks about living in an EcoHome
Widespread benefits of rapid UK building retrofit
How do we quickly reduce our energy use in the UK itself, but without damaging the economy?
Why energy efficient buildings should be a top climate policy priority
We spend most of our lives inside buildings, and the energy we use to light, heat and cool them is responsible for a third of UK CO2 emissions.
Building tools to make transport research cheaper and easier
CREDS researcher, Malcolm Morgan, explores building tools to make transport research cheaper and easier.
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