Fossil fuel subsidies need to go


Fossil fuel subsidies need to go – but what about the poorer people who rely on cheap energy? Article on fossil fuel subsidies published by the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED), this article was originally published by The Conversation and is written by Benjamin Sovacool, Director, CIED and Jessica Jewell, International […]

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UK’s latest carbon budget not ambitious enough?

Ship. (Credit John Fielding CC BY)

A new article in The Conversation from CIE-MAP’s Kate Scott and Marco Sakai argues that the latest carbon budget does not go far enough in trying to deliver targets set by COP21 and the Climate Change Act. The article is entitled ‘After Paris, UK’s latest ‘carbon budget’ just isn’t ambitious enough’. […]

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No More Meters? Article on energy as a service.


Elizabeth Shove and Matt Watson of the EUED DEMAND Centre have written a piece for ‘The Conversation’ website entitled ‘No more meters? Let’s make energy a service, not a commodity’. The article explores the way we look at domestic energy use and how changed perceptions could lead to a reduction […]

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