From shock to change: Energy use in a net-zero UK – lessons from lockdown
Energy use changed dramatically during the Covid-19 pandemic – what does that tell us about how to reduce energy demand and deliver a zero carbon energy system?
The UK can more than halve its energy demand by 2050 and improve quality of life
First-of-its-kind research from CREDS shows that it will be difficult and expensive to meet the UK’s net-zero target without serious measures to reduce demand for energy.
CREDS interdisciplinary energy demand studentships call Q&A
Following the webinar on our new studentships call, the questions asked have been answered and the presentation made available to download.
Creating a sustainable Future: online event from New Scientist
CREDS’ Director, Nick Eyre, will be speaking at the New Scientist event – Creating a Sustainable Future on 25 September 2021.
CREDS interdisciplinary energy demand studentships call
We are pleased to announce our new CREDS interdisciplinary energy demand studentships call.
Building on our strengths – retrofit market needs an overhaul to meet climate targets
Climate change targets won’t be delivered unless the home improvements market is overhauled, according to a new joint report by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and CREDS.
New neighbourhood carbon calculator helps communities target action on local emission hotspots
We’re excited to announce the launch of our Place-Based Carbon Calculator. A free tool designed to measure carbon footprints at neighbourhood level.
Reading room five: Space, time and contestations over demand response and infrastructure access
In our fifth Flexibility reading room, researchers discuss rhythmicity and themes of temporality, energy justice and the availability of infrastructure services.
Impact of smart meters in improving the performance of energy efficient technologies
We are exploring the impact energy efficiency measures can have on the flexibility and resilience of the energy system.
Professor Jacopo Torriti and Professor John Barrett appointed by Defra to Resources and Waste Targets Expert Group
CREDS’ researchers, Jacopo Torriti and John Barrett, have been appointed by Defra to the Resources and Waste Targets Expert Group.
Managing resources sustainably is key to cutting UK greenhouse gases
Through using resources sustainably, extending the useful life of products and preventing waste, the UK could cut CO2e emissions by 100 million tonnes in ten years: new report from WRAP and CREDS.
A walk in the park: has the Covid-19 travel response opened the door to a new direction on climate policy?
Newly-released survey data shows that people have walked and cycled more and more regularly than before the pandemic.
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