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Last week we met the Chief Executive of the Climate Change Committee. Here’s how it went.

On Wednesday 08 November the Sussex Energy Group held its annual keynote address – always a major event on the University of Sussex Business School’s calendar. This year we were fortunate  enough to have Chris Stark as our keynote speaker. Follow

Posted in All Posts, Electrical Markets, Energy and Society, Energy demand and behaviour, Energy Governance and Policy, Just and Sustainable Transitions to Net Zero, policy, Politics of energy and energy institutions, The energy transition

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

Why You Should Consider a Place-Based Approach to Hydrogen

Hydrogen is very much on the agenda at COP27’s Energy Day today (15 November 2022). In today’s programme there are two separate sessions devoted to exploring hydrogen’s potential not only as a replacement for fossil fuels, but also as a

Posted in 'Whole systems' perspectives, All Posts, Energy Innovation and Digitalisation, Energy systems and supply technology, policy, renewables

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

The role of policy in reducing household carbon emissions

As we have seen from the recent wave of climate protests, even one individual – a 16-year old Swedish girl called Greta Thunberg – can make a huge difference when it comes to tackling climate change. If every household contributed

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