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EU Energy Efficiency target should be more ambitious and legally binding say leading energy demand researchers

EU Energy Efficiency target should be more ambitious and legally binding say leading energy demand researchers

23 July 2014

The European Commission’s proposed energy efficiency target announced today is insufficient and should remain at the level of 40% originally considered say a leading group of researchers from the UK Research Council ...
wholeSEM celebrates first birthday

wholeSEM celebrates first birthday

23 July 2014

The whole systems energy modelling consortium (wholeSEM) celebrated a successful first year by holding their inaugural Annual Conference on 8th & 9th July at the Royal Academy of Engineering. The conference brought together stakeholders ...
Director's introduction to the summer 2014 newsletter

Director's introduction to the summer 2014 newsletter

Having just returned from working on a Lancet Commission report 'Climate Crisis: Emergency Actions to Protect Human Health' in smog ridden Beijing, the impact of energy use both at a local and global ...
Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health hold second meeting in Beijing

Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health hold second meeting in Beijing

From the July 8-10th, 2014, the Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health held its second meeting along with a public event held in the evening of the 9th, at Tsinghua University in ...
Fair Pay for Fair Use? Social Challenges to Individual Heat Metering

Fair Pay for Fair Use? Social Challenges to Individual Heat Metering

Current energy policies and popular opinion assume that paying for the heat you use to keep your home warm is entirely fair. This assumption of fairness meant that the presence of gas and ...

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UCL-Energy seminars 2013-14

UCL-Energy seminars 2013-14

02 June - 30 September 2014

Through Terms 2 and 3 of the 2013/14 academic year we have hosted a range of fantastic speakers, who spoke on a range of topics. Thank you to all of our speakers ...
UCL-Energy seminar: Mitigating the Climate Impact of Aviation – Is Technology Enough?

UCL-Energy seminar: Mitigating the Climate Impact of Aviation – Is Technology Enough?

23 September 2014

Since 1960 demand for air travel has grown by more than 7% per year worldwide, and it is forecast to continue to grow strongly, at around 5% per year over the coming decades ...