EUED showcased at CREDS launch

CREDS

The six EUED Centres were well represented at the launch of the Centre for Research on Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS). The new Centre follows on from the work of the EUED Centres and will be led by Professor Nick Eyre of the University of Oxford. The event was held at […]

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Digital Technology and Sustainability

digital

Digital Technology and Sustainability Engaging the Paradox Book ‘Digital Technology and Sustainability’ published by the Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. Edited by Mike Hazas, Co-Investigator, Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand (DEMAND) Centre and Lisa Nathan, Assistant Professor, School of Library Archival and Information Studies, University of British Columbia. The […]

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Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours

Behaviours

Labanca, N., Bertoldi, P. (2018) ‘Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours: policy insights from social practice theories’, Energy Policy, Volume115, Pages 494-502 A new paper ‘Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours: policy insights from social practice theories’ argues for the application of an ‘energy justice’ approach to policy making, suggesting […]

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Seminar – Accommodating algorithms

algorithms

Seminar Accommodating algorithms: Rules, regularities, and infrastructural power in municipal traffic management Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand (DEMAND) Centre Wednesday, 21 February 2018 – D72 FASS meeting room 11 Accommodating algorithms: Rules, regularities, and infrastructural power in municipal traffic management Seminar delivered by DEMAND visitor Susann Wagenknecht, University of Siegen, […]

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Workshop – Energy Demand Research Challenges

energy demand workshop

Energy Demand Research Challenges Workshop Tuesday 13th March, London Workshop run by Professor Nick Eyre, Research Councils’ UK Energy Demand Research Champion. The EPSRC recently funded Professor Nick Eyre as the Energy Demand Research Champion for the Research Councils’ Energy Programme. The aim of the Champion grant is to develop a proposal […]

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How Much Energy Do We Need?

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How Much Energy Do We Need? Blog by Kris de Decker a visiting Research Fellow at the Demand Centre, Lancaster University. Because energy fuels both human development and environmental damage, policies that encourage energy demand reduction can run counter to policies for alleviating poverty, and the other way around. Achieving both […]

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Bedazzled by Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Bedazzled by Energy Efficiency In this article, Kris de Decker considers how the focus on energy efficiency causes present ways of life to be non-negotiable, and discusses how transforming present ways of life is key to mitigating climate change and decreasing our dependence on fossil fuels. Kris de Decker is […]

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Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change

This is an animated book trailer for Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change, which critically engages with an important but rarely-asked question: what is energy for? The book investigates the dynamics of energy demand in organisations and everyday life, and demonstrates how an understanding of spatiality and temporality is crucial […]

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Publication – Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change

Demanding Energy

Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change brings together an exciting range of work from the DEMAND Centre. Further information about the publication, contributors and open access sections is available below and via the Demanding Energy website. Watch an animated ‘book trailer’ for an audio-visual flavour of its distinctive approach.    Demanding […]

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In the driving seat? Precarity and car dependency.

precarity

Research findings from the DEMAND Centre explore how uncertainty around jobs and accommodation (precarity) can lead to car dependence for some despite the expense and environmental concerns. Precarity in housing and employment A new DEMAND Research Insight entitled ‘Precarity in housing and employment: a dimension of car dependency’ highlights the […]

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Solar panels switched on at Sussex

solar panels

In the largest project of its kind, 3000 solar panels have been switched on at the University of Sussex, with carbon emissions set to be halved by 2020. Brighton Pavillion MP and co-Green Party Leader Caroline Lucas activated the system on 13th October that will provide 750,000 kilowatt hours of […]

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