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Fossil fuel subsidies need to go – but what about the poorer people who rely on cheap energy?

haireena / Shutterstock This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Benjamin Sovacool, University of Sussex and Jessica Jewell, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Almost all governments in the world joined the Paris agreement

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Energy justice: bringing people back to the heart of energy decisions

This blog is based on conversations with Dr Kirsten Jenkins, who worked on Energy Justice and Transitions with Prof Benjamin Sovacool while at CIED. She has now moved on to a new role at the University of Brighton. Energy issues

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

According to a new report by National Energy Action (NEA) , a national charity seeking to end fuel poverty, the UK has the sixth worst long-term rate of excess winter mortality out of 30 European countries, with an average of

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What now for energy efficiency policy in UK homes?

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Blog by Dr Charlie Wilson (Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research) UK homes account for just under a quarter of national greenhouse gas emissions. Improving their efficiency not only reduces emissions, but also improves health and wellbeing, and creates jobs.

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On the cusp of a driverless transition?

Blog by Dr Debbie Hopkins (Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford).     There is a great deal of excitement about the potential of driverless vehicles (also called self-driving, autonomous, connected and autonomous (CAV))

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