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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases third and final part of the fifth Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases third and final part of the fifth Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change

14 April 2014


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today released the 3rd and final part of the 5th Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change. The full report, Summary for Policy Makers, and supporting materials is at www.mitigation2014.org

Recruitment open for London-Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand studentships

Recruitment open for London-Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand studentships

09 April 2014

As part of the London- Loughborough Centre for doctoral research in Energy Demand, UCL Energy Institute is offering up to eight fully funded (fees and stipend) studentships for eligible applicants. Work alongside experienced researchers in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment and become one of the energy pioneers of tomorrow.

The Centre ...

European Commission inquiry to examine if UK State Aid for two new power plants is inline with EU legislation

European Commission inquiry to examine if UK State Aid for two new power plants is inline with EU legislation

The European Commission has opened an in-depth inquiry to examine whether UK State Aid for the construction and operation of two new nuclear power plants at Hinkley Point C in Somerset are in ...

Call for abstracts: Energy, Society and People: A multi-disciplinary UCL symposium

Call for abstracts: Energy, Society and People: A multi-disciplinary UCL symposium

This afternoon symposium, to be held on the 29th May 2014, seeks to explore how researchers within UCL are addressing the challenge of accelerating sustainable energy transitions through a focus on people and ...

UCL-Energy 2014 publications

UCL-Energy 2014 publications

The breadth and multi-disciplinarily of research at UCL-Energy is captured by the publications. The table below lists the Institutes publications for just 2014, see Publications for more. These range from technical publications in ...

Lancet Commission 2 on Climate Change and Health: Delivering A Healthy Planet

Lancet Commission 2 on Climate Change and Health: Delivering A Healthy Planet

The 2014 UCL-Lancet Commission is a new ambitious initiative which has brought together senior international climate scientists, economists, energy experts, and health professionals to target “the biggest global health threat of the 21st ...

UCL-Energy researcher successful in feasibility study with Ukraine supported by the British Council

UCL-Energy researcher successful in feasibility study with Ukraine supported by the British Council

Dr Catalina Spataru has been successful in a feasibility study with the Ukraine supported by the British Council, between UCL Energy Institute and the Department of Physics and Energy, Kharkiv National University in ...

UCL-Energy Spring Newsletter 2014: Director's Introduction

UCL-Energy Spring Newsletter 2014: Director's Introduction

The energy challenges of security, affordability and climate change are international issues that require local solutions. The last year has seen UCL Energy working on challenges in different countries including, the Mekong Delta ...

UCL-Energy leads project focussing on energy efficiency improvements in Greater Mekong Sub-region

UCL-Energy leads project focussing on energy efficiency improvements in Greater Mekong Sub-region

The UCL Energy Institute is leading a £550k research project that focuses on energy efficiency improvements in Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries namely, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. UCL Energy Lecturer Gabrial ...

CBx Event at UCL-Energy

CBx Event at UCL-Energy

CBx is new public forum for building energy professionals, at the cutting-edge of narrowing the performance gap through sharing data, information and best practice. CBx uses robust data from the CarbonBuzz platform combined ...

UCL-Energy staff present at Ecobuild 2014

UCL-Energy staff present at Ecobuild 2014

UCL-Energy researchers Professor Bob Lowe, Dr Lai Fong Chiu, Professor Paul Ruyssevelt and Professor Paul Ekins presented at Ecobuild, a three day event for the sustainable design, construction and energy sector.

The allure of energy visions: Are some visions better than others?

The allure of energy visions: Are some visions better than others?

UCL-Energy researcher Evelina Trutnevyte has published a new paper 'The allure of energy visions: Are some visions better than others?' with Elsevier.

UCL-Energy researcher releases 'Building Types and Built Forms'

UCL-Energy researcher releases 'Building Types and Built Forms'

UCL-Energy Principal Research Associate Professor Philip Steadman has released 'Building Types and Built Forms', a new book looking at the history of some selected building types, interwoven with chapters about their geometry.

UCL-Energy researcher presents to House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee

UCL-Energy researcher presents to House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee

UCL-Energy and UCL ISR researcher Will McDowall has given evidence at the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee on low carbon innovation. He was invited to give oral evidence following a ...

UCL-Energy researchers win project with National Grid

UCL-Energy researchers win project with National Grid

UCL-Energy researchers Dr. Mark Barrett and Dr. Catalina Spataru have been successful in securing a new two phase project with National Grid for UCL.

Global Marine Fuel Trends 2030

Global Marine Fuel Trends 2030

UCL-Energy and Lloyd's Register have released 'Global Marine Fuel Trends 2030' which explores the drivers for the future energy mix in shipping in 2030. The report provides insight into future fuel demand ...

First Annual wholeSEM Conference

First Annual wholeSEM Conference

The whole systems energy modelling consortium (wholeSEM) will host its first Annual Conference at the Royal Academy of Engineering on 8th and 9th July 2014. The conference ‘Modelling Long-term UK Energy Futures: Challenges ...

Back to school

Back to school

UCL-Energy PhD students Jenny Love and Sofie Pelsmakers have been visiting schools in London to talk about future careers. Here Jenny talks about the work they have been doing:

UCL-Energy and UCL ISR Climate Week Blog 2014

UCL-Energy and UCL ISR Climate Week Blog 2014

From 3-9 March 2014, UCL Energy Institute and UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources staff and students will be blogging daily to celebrate Climate Week 2014.

UCL-Energy study reveals significant findings about the shipping industry's attitude to fuel consumption monitoring

UCL-Energy study reveals significant findings about the shipping industry's attitude to fuel consumption monitoring

UCL-Energy lecturer Tristan Smith and researcher Isabelle Rojon have released a report summarising the results of a survey of the shipping industry’s attitudes to fuel consumption monitoring and measurement, and its role ...

An analysis of Display Energy Certificates for public buildings 2008 to 2012

An analysis of Display Energy Certificates for public buildings 2008 to 2012

This report by Sung-Min Hong and Philip Steadman presents an analysis of Display Energy Certificates (DECs) for public buildings, lodged between 2008 and mid-2012. The work was carried out for the Benchmarks Committee ...

UCL-Energy researchers investigate health impact of radon related risk of lung cancer and energy efficiency retrofits in English dwellings

UCL-Energy researchers investigate health impact of radon related risk of lung cancer and energy efficiency retrofits in English dwellings

Researchers at the UCL Energy Institute and the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies joined with researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to investigate the potential health impact of radon ...

UCL-Energy and Loughborough University gather to celebrate LoLo CDT renewal

UCL-Energy and Loughborough University gather to celebrate LoLo CDT renewal

UCL-Energy and Loughborough University staff and students were joined by board members, partners and supporters on 31st January to celebrate the renewal of the London Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Training (LoLo ...

UCL-Energy researcher presented Ryuichi Kitamura Paper Award

UCL-Energy researcher presented Ryuichi Kitamura Paper Award

Dr Maria Kamargianni, Researcher at the UCL Energy Institute, has been awarded the Ryuichi Kitamura Best Paper Award in Travel Analysis Methods, the first time that the award is given to a non-US ...