The energy price crisis – issues for energy use
Our new policy briefing proposes a twin-track strategy for domestic energy use that will fairly address both affordability and security challenges.
Global need for cooling to overtake need for heating
New analysis shows that the need for cooling will overtake heating in the next decade.
Energy demand flexibility and the rhythms of everyday life
A new data visualisation tool provides user-friendly ways to explore how everyday activities impact energy demand.
New framework from CREDS shows UK can halve its energy demand by 2050
Our national modelling framework published in Nature Energy today shows that, in the UK, energy demand reduction is key to achieving net-zero by 2050 and requires positive social changes that will change the way we travel, consume, eat and how we heat our homes.
John Barrett receives OBE for services to Climate Change Assessment
John Barrett, of CREDS, receives an OBE for his services to Climate Change Assessment.
New research casts doubt on environmental benefits of hybrid working
Our new study finds that, prior to the pandemic, most remote workers in England travelled further each week than office-based workers – despite taking fewer trips.
Travel resilience lessons from the pandemic. Travelling less could be here to stay finds new study
A new report published today, Less is More: Changing travel in a post-pandemic society, finds that people have been able to adapt significant elements of their daily travel to do what they want by travelling less.
Partnership with Go-Science on positive low energy futures
We are delighted to announce we will be working with Go-Science on a new Foresight Project to support the UK’s 2050 net-zero target
New book from CREDS researchers: Research Handbook on Energy and Society
CREDS researchers Janette Webb, Faye Wade and Margaret Tingley have co- edited a new research handbook on Energy and Society which includes chapters from many other CREDS researchers.
More evidence needed to establish 5G’s green credentials
Widespread expectations that 5G will be a green technology are not currently backed up by a strong, publicly available, fully transparent evidence base, warns a review of the evidence on 5G energy use impacts by CREDS academics
TReQ video series (improving the transparency, reproducibility and quality of your research)
This series of six short videos from our team at University College London introduces the TReQ (Transparency, Reproducibility, Quality) principles and explains their importance and general benefits.
We’ve just launched Amplify – a confidential forum for members of the energy research community to share accounts of workplace bullying and harassment.
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