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Inclusively decarbonising energy systems

A few of our Sussex Energy Group researchers are involved in a project called ROLES (Responsive Organising for Low Emission Societies).  ROLES is all about exploring how European city-regions can use digitalisation to accelerate decarbonisation in their energy and transport

Posted in All Posts, Energy Innovation and Digitalisation

What role should local governments play in heat transitions? Lessons from the Netherlands and England

by Anna Devenish This blog was originally posted on the ‘Going Dutch?’ project website on 30/11/2022. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to a dramatic increase in natural gas prices and an unprecedented energy crisis in the European Union and

Posted in 'Whole systems' perspectives, Energy Governance and Policy, Energy infrastructure, Energy systems and supply technology, Housing, Local Energy, policy, renewables

Some initial responses to the Autumn Statement

On Thursday 17 November 2022, Jeremy Hunt, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, made his anxiously awaited autumn statement. In doing so, he announced a number of energy-related polices for the United Kingdom, including green-lighting the Sizewell C Nuclear power plant,

Posted in All Posts, Energy and Society, Energy demand and behaviour, Energy Governance and Policy, Energy infrastructure, Energy systems and supply technology, Political economy of energy, renewables, Retrofitting buildings, Wind energy

Canada needs an energy poverty strategy. Here’s what it might look like.

With COP27 now underway in Egypt,  the question of how to deliver a just transition is very much on the agenda.  Greening a country’s economy in a way that’s fair and inclusive is a complex issue, with challenges that vary from

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Posted in All Posts, Energy efficiency and energy security, Energy Governance and Policy

We need to talk about the Genetic Technology (Precision-Breeding) Bill

Here’s why changes in biotechnology regulation should be made carefully, and be informed by broader and more considered societal debate.

Posted in All Posts, policy

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