Humanizing sociotechnical transitions

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Humanizing sociotechnical transitions through energy justice: An ethical framework for global transformative change Article on humanizing sociotechnical transitions published by the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). This article is written by Professor Benjamin Sovacool, Director, CIED, former CIED Research Fellow, Dr Kirsten Jenkins and Dr Darren McCauley, Senior Lecturer, University […]

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Energy justice

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Energy justice: bringing people back to the heart of energy decisions Blog ‘Energy justice: bringing people back to the heart of energy decisions posted on the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) website on 2 March 2018. This blog is based on conversations with Dr Kirsten Jenkins, who worked on […]

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Setting energy justice apart from the crowd

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Setting energy justice apart from the crowd: Lessons from environmental and climate justice A new paper ‘Setting energy justice apart from the crowd: Lessons from environmental and climate justice’ argues for the application of an ‘energy justice’ approach to policy making, suggesting that it could be more effective than environmental […]

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In the driving seat? Precarity and car dependency.

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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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DEMAND paper wins BSA article prize

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A paper from Gordon Walker, Neil Simcock and Rosie Day has won a prestigious BSA Climate Change Study Group annual article prize. The paper, entitled ‘Necessary energy uses and a minimum standard of living in the United Kingdom: Energy justice or escalating expectations?’ was nominated for one of three prizes […]

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