New publication: Broadening the Energy Savings Potential of People: From Technology and Behavior to Citizen Science and Social Potential

Posted on 26th August 2014

Kathryn B. Janda, Mithra Moezzi (2014) Broadening the Energy Savings Potential of People: From Technology and Behavior to Citizen Science and Social Potential 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Abstract Much of the people-centered work in the energy field focuses on changing the behavior of individuals around a relatively fixed set of […]

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New publication: Energy system impacts from heat and transport electrification

Posted on 26th August 2014

Pranab J. Baruah, Nicholas Eyre, Meysam Qadrdan, Modassar Chaudry, Simon Blainey, Jim W. Hall, Nicholas Jenkins, Martino Tran (2014) Energy system impacts from heat and transport electrification Energy DOI: 10.1680/ener.14.00008 Abstract Electrifying the energy system and powering it by low carbon electricity is one of the key decarbonisation pathways of the energy system. This study […]

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New publication: Residential Heating Policy for a Low Carbon World: A Case Study of UK Scenarios

Posted on 26th August 2014

Eyre, N., Baruah, P. (2014) Residential Heating Policy for a Low Carbon World: A Case Study of UK Scenarios. 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Abstract Direct use fossil fuels is the main source of space heating in the UK, as in much of the cooler regions of the world, and drives […]

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New publication: Challenges to scenario-guided adaptive action on food security under climate change

Posted on 26th August 2014

Vervoort, J.M., et al. (2014) Challenges to scenario-guided adaptive action on food security under climate change. Global Environ. Change (in press) Abstract This paper examines the development and use of scenarios as an approach to guide action in multi-level, multi-actor adaptation contexts such as food security under climate change. Three challenges are highlighted: (1) ensuring […]

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New publication: Climate change, intergenerational equity and the social discount rate

Posted on 21st August 2014

S. Caney (2014) Climate change, intergenerational equity and the social discount rate Politics Philosophy Economics DOI: 10.1177/1470594X14542566 Abstract Climate change is projected to have very severe impacts on future generations. Given this, any adequate response to it has to consider the nature of our obligations to future generations. This paper seeks to do that and […]

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