Prof Michael Grubb responds to concerns over the UK's energy supply after the recent coal-fired power plant closures
04 April 2016
As concerns grow over the future supply of electricity caused by recent coal-fired power plant closures, many experts, including UCL ISR’s Prof Michael Grubb, have said the closures would not lead to a blackout.
24 March 2016
As concerned British MPs get to quiz EDF executives in London today, UCL ISR Director Prof Paul Ekins OBE calls for a serious rethink of the world’s biggest nuclear power project. In an article published by New Scientist, Prof Paul Ekins says:
To coincide with the 2016 UN-Water theme and World Water Day on March 22, this year’s Resources:Framed photo competition was themed ‘Water for People, Water by People’.
PhD Studentship on the impacts of climate change and land degradation on global food production
The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (UCL ISR) is the UCL’s mechanism for bringing together a wide range of perspectives, understandings and procedures in research into the availability and use of natural ...
Research highlights ‘lack of a clear vision of the future role for gas’ in the UK’s energy system, and cautions that, without CCS, a second ‘dash for gas’ could compromise decarbonisation ambitions.
As human economies grow, they use more and more natural resources and increase their impacts of the environment. The question arises as to whether continuing economic growth is a realistic objective on a ...
Prof Paul Ekins OBE, Professor of Resource and Environmental Economics and Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, has joined colleagues from a range of environmental fields in warning the UK government ...
UCL ISR launches a new report on the UK Energy Policy to coincide with the release of the UK Committee on Climate Change 5th Carbon Budget today.
Fully funded PhD Studentship mixed-method evaluations in the Environment-Energy Nexus
UCL ISR Director Prof Paul Ekins OBE, responds to the government’s announcement to close the remaining UK Coal fired power station by 2025. Prof Paul Ekins also comments on the UK energy ...
The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources is pleased to announce that UCL has appointed Dr John Cridland CBE, outgoing Director-General of the CBI as a Visiting Professor.
Dr Cridland will be working with ...
Professor Paul Ekins OBE, Director of UCL ISR and a member of the UN Environment Programme's International Resource Panel, was recently interviewed by the European Commission on the circular economy.
Fully funded PhD Studentship in econometric modelling
"The conservative government inherited a problem in energy policy. So did the coalition government before it', writes Prof Michael Grubb in the first in a series of blogs summarising key lessons about the ...
UCL ISR Director Prof Paul Ekins OBE, commented in response to Shell's recent decision to abandon oil drilling operations in the Arctic saying:
The School Manager is the senior professional services leader of the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources and all Institutes within the School. The post holder works closely with the School and ...
Research Associate/Senior Research Associate (Green-WIN)
Calling all UCL students, this is your chance to help make a difference.
The Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change, written by experts from around the world, today reports three key findings:
Professor Michael Grubb, Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources has responded to Pope Francis’s encyclical announced today:
Prof Paul Ekins, Director of UCL ISR, has been awarded a Doctor of Science Honorary Degree from Keele University in recognition of his contribution to research into sustainable development.
Congratulations to Alex Ma, a student at UCL Geography for his winning image of working tanneries in Marrakesh (above). Alex says of the image:
The call for papers for the 2015 BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities/UCL Grand Challenges Symposium on Global Food Security is now open.
Congratulations to UCL ISR Research Associate, Dr Christophe McGlade (pictured right), and Director, Prof Paul Ekins, who last week won the UCL News Story of the Year award at last week's UCL ...