CIE-MAP Ecobuild 2018

Ecobuild

CIE-MAP Presents at Ecobuild 2018  On the 8 March 2018, Jannik Giesekam, Research Fellow, Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP), presented at the Ecobuild 2018 conference in London. The conference session ‘Sustainability report for the UK built environment – doing well or could do better?’ was inspired by […]

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Nordic Electricity System Transition

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A Qualitative Study of Electricity and Decarbonisation Challenges in the Nordic Region Blog by Benjamin Sovacool, Director, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED), looks at the challenges of Electricity and Decarbonisation in the Nordic Region. Excerpt The Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden – have aggressive […]

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CIED Co-Director made AcSS Fellow

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CIED Co-Director made Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) Fellow On 5 April 2018 the AcSS announced they have conferred the award of Fellow to Professor Frank Geels, Co-Director, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). Professor Geels was among fifty-eight new Fellows drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the […]

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Industrial energy, materials and products

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Industrial energy, materials and products: UK decarbonisation challenges and opportunities Article on industrial energy, materials and products written by the four Co-Directors of the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) Professor John Barrett, Professor Tim Cooper, Professor Geoffrey Hammond and Professor Nick Pidgeon. Barrett, J., T. Cooper, G.P. […]

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Woodbuild Wales 2018 – CIE-MAP

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Carbon budgets and the role of timber Woodbuild Wales 2018 Conference and Expo On the 14th June 2018, Dr Jannik Giesekam, Research Fellow, the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) will speak about carbon budgets and the role of timber at the Woodbuild Wales 2018 Conference and Expo. […]

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EVENT: Advancing Net Zero

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EVENT – Advancing Net Zero: next steps in holistic carbon reductions On the 19 April 2018, Dr Jannik Giesekam, Research Fellow, the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) will speak at a one-day UKGBC event ‘Advancing Net Zero: next steps in holistic carbon reductions’ at the Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre, […]

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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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Poorest households hit hardest

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Poorest households hit hardest by UK climate change levy despite using least energy Article on the poorest households hit the hardest by the UK’s climate change levy, published by the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP). This article was originally published by ‘The Conversation’ and is written by […]

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Fossil fuel subsidies need to go

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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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Towards a modular and temporal understanding of system diffusion

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Towards a modular and temporal understanding of system diffusion: Adoption models and socio-technical theories applied to Austrian biomass district-heating (1979–2013)   A new paper by Professor Frank Geels, Co-Director, The Centre on Innovation Demand (CIED) and Dr Victoria Johnson, Research Associate at the Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI), University of Manchester looks […]

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Technological options for retail refrigeration

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Call for Reviews Technological options for retail refrigeration Written by experts from London South Bank University (LSBU), in a few months, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) will publish the book ‘Technological options for retail refrigeration’. This online publication presents a review of display refrigeration technologies for food, then sets […]

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Digital Technology and Sustainability

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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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Decarbonising Industry: Towards a Cleaner Economy

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Decarbonising Industry: Towards a Cleaner Economy Blog on ‘Decarbonising Industry: Towards a Cleaner Economy’ posted by Professor Geoffrey P. Hammond and Dr Samuel J. G. Cooper on the University of Bath’s website, 13 February 2018. Professor Geoffrey P. Hammond is the Co-Director of the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products […]

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EVENT – Advances in Heat Exchangers

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Advances in Heat Exchangers for Heating and Cooling On the 8th March 2018, the SIRACH Network will visit the Kelvion research and development laboratory in Fareham for an event that will focus on advances in heat exchangers for heating and cooling. Delegates will have the opportunity to tour of the state-of-the-art […]

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Peer-to-peer goods-sharing platforms

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What makes a sustainable business model successful? An empirical comparison of two peer-to-peer goods-sharing platforms Paper co-authored by Professor Tim Cooper, Co-Director of the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIEMAP), is published in ‘Journal of Cleaner Production’. The paper is titled ‘What makes a sustainable business model successful? […]

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Aligning carbon targets

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Aligning carbon targets for construction with (inter)national climate change mitigation commitments Journal Article co-authored by Jannik Giesekam, Research Fellow at the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP), is published in a special issue of ‘Energy and Buildings’. The issue is titled ‘Aligning carbon targets for construction with (inter)national […]

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