Flexibility capital and justice in smart energy systems – reading room four
Our fourth flexibility reading room focused on a short perspective piece by Gareth Powells and Michael Fell.
Forms of adaptation & their limits – our third flexibility reading room
What do organisations consider to be the limits of adaptation – in contingency plans, in buffering and storage, and in managing and handling disruptions of one kind or another?
Building sector emissions hit record high, but low-carbon pandemic recovery can help transform sector – UN report
CREDS researcher Ian Hamilton was lead author on the recent Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction which reported that CO2 emissions increased to 9.95 GtCO2 in 2019 – a record high.
CREDS’ response to the Committee on Climate Change’s recommendations for the UK’s sixth carbon budget
We are already confident that the social and technical changes identified in the CCC report can reduce energy use by significantly more than their projections assume.
Our response to the government’s 10-point plan for a ‘Green Industrial Revolution’
There remains too little to convince us that the government has yet understood the need to prioritise reducing energy demand.
Health inequalities & climate change assessed together for equitable green recovery
CREDS researcher, Ian Hamilton, supported work on a report, released last Friday, which looks at the inequalities in health and the health of our planet.
CREDS Director Nick Eyre appointed as scientific advisor to Oxford City Council
Nick Eyre appointed as Oxford City Council’s first scientific advisor in its efforts to move to net zero.
Seasonality – our second flexibility reading room
Our online reading room featured four presentations on seasonality which led to interesting discussion on a huge subject.
Queen’s birthday honours for CREDS researcher Janette Webb
CREDS researcher Janette Webb, Professor of Sociology of Organisations at the University of Edinburgh, has been granted a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to energy transition in the UK.
Delivering a net zero NHS
Report launched this week on the path to a net zero NHS, supported by CREDS researchers.
Online reading room explores temporal aspects of energy demand
The Flexibility team were joined in an online reading room by a panel of international guests to discuss a new article, Conceptualising flexibility.
The GLA launches the London Solar Opportunity Map, created by the UCL Energy Institute
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Solar Opportunity Map which shows the energy potentially available on all roofs and areas of open land for the whole of the capital out to the M25 motorway.
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