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The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (ISR) generates knowledge in the globally sustainable use of natural resources and trains the future leaders of this field. Our definition of resources is broad, and our research approach is equally inclusive, bringing together experts from across UCL. We are part of The Bartlett: UCL’s global faculty of the built environment.

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ESRC funds international collaboration project with China on the Green Economy

ESRC funds international collaboration project with China on the Green Economy

13 November 2014

ESRC has announced funding for a UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources-led international collaborative project on the green economy.
UKERC: Gas can be a bridge to a
low-carbon future

UKERC: Gas can be a bridge to a low-carbon future

12 November 2014

Major new research by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) suggests that gas could play an important role as a ‘bridging fuel’ to a low-carbon economy, but warns that it won’t be ...
UCL ISR Director Professor Paul Ekins comments on winter power capacity on BBC News

UCL ISR Director Professor Paul Ekins comments on winter power capacity on BBC News

Professor Paul Ekins, Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, appeared on the BBC News Channel on Tuesday 28 October 2014 to discuss winter power capacity.

The story focussed on National Grid ...
Join us: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources Institute Administrator

Join us: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources Institute Administrator

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources consists of four institutes: UCL Energy Institute, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, Institute for Sustainable Heritage (ISH) and Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE ...
The role of bioenergy in Africa

The role of bioenergy in Africa

Biomass is the main source of energy for most of southern Africa, but the rationale for bioenergy development differs from that in most developed countries.

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Resources:Framed 2015

Resources:Framed 2015

10 November 2014 - 31 March 2015


Returning for a third consecutive year, this year's Resources:Framed Photography Competition celebrates the 2015 launch of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and the UN's commitment to sustainable development and ...
UCL-Energy & UCL ISR seminar: 'The UK’s low carbon energy pathway to 2030: key uncertainties and implications for decision-making', Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UKERC

UCL-Energy & UCL ISR seminar: 'The UK’s low carbon energy pathway to 2030: key uncertainties and implications for decision-making', Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UKERC

25 November 2014

The UK has ambitious climate change targets, including a commitment to an 80% reduction in emissions from 1990 levels by 2050. The 2008 Climate Change Act provides a basis for these targets, and ...
Taking forward the EU resource efficiency agenda

Taking forward the EU resource efficiency agenda

26 November 2014

The process and outcome of the recent European Parliament Elections are proof, if any were needed, that EU governance and policy-making have moved into a new phase. The new European Commission will likely ...
UCL ISR Public Lecture: 'Strengthening the science policy interface: different approaches, visions, models and tools for achieving sustainable development', Professor Jacqueline McGlade

UCL ISR Public Lecture: 'Strengthening the science policy interface: different approaches, visions, models and tools for achieving sustainable development', Professor Jacqueline McGlade

02 December 2014

Building a strong science policy interface for sustainable development requires a significant increase in the level of public participation as well as assessments and analyses that are credible, salient and relevant. The question ...