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Uk government plans weaken action towards net Zero

The UK government watered down action to Net Zero in a speech by the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on 20 September 2023.  Follow Sussex Energy Group

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New funding announced for energy demand research

The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced £15 million of funding for the next phase of energy demand research in the UK. A new Energy Demand Research Centre, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Economic

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It’s time to Save it for your Monergy! (and for the planet too)

By Dr Mari Martiskainen The Energy Security Strategy misses an opportunity for deep energy demand reduction The UK announced its long-awaited Energy Security Strategy today. As expected, it outlines  major energy supply related options: more nuclear power, more fracking exploration,

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Climate strikes back: anatomy of protesters in six cities

Climate strikes protestors, one holding a board that reads Reduce Reduce Reduce

This post was originally published in The Beam. The Beam is a tri-annual printed publication covering the energy transition and the race to a zero carbon economy. In August 2018, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg started to strike from school on

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Transitioning to low-carbon transport must address social justice issues alongside emissions reductions

Dr Mari Martiskainen, Senior Research Fellow at SPRU and Equity and Justice Theme lead for the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), and Dr Max Lacey-Barnacle, Research Fellow in Energy Justice at SPRU, explain why we must think

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