Heathrow Expansion in light of the UK’s Climate Change Commitments - Blog
Alice Larkin and John Broderick of Tyndall Manchester write for Policy @ Manchester to consider if the level of emissions from the Heathrow expansion is in alignment with the UK’s legal commitments on climate change, and argue that the expansion jeopardises these commitments.
Control or be controlled: the tension of a smart home future
"In our new book, Smart Homes and Their Users, we use the home as a locus of smartness as it's where potential and promise is most sharply confronted by the messy practicalities of everyday life. And it's also where energy-efficient smartness rubs up against energy-intensive domestic routines."
Transforming how we move around, heat our homes and use devices could limit warming to 1.5C
Global warming could be limited to 1.5°C by unprecedented improvements in the energy efficiency of everyday activities - according to new research involving scientists at the University of East Anglia.
Limiting global warming could avoid millions of dengue fever cases
Limiting global warming to 1.5oC could avoid around 3.3 million cases of dengue fever per year in Latin America and the Caribbean alone – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Tele-robots soon to replace climate change travellers
To prevent emissions from flying, and to save on travel time better spent on research, Charlie Wilson fully participated in a research conference in Stockholm without leaving his office in Norwich. He wrote about it for Future Earth.