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Britain’s genuinely ambitious project to significantly improve the energy performance of its building stock as an important element of its strategy to meet its Paris climate obligations

Britain’s genuinely ambitious project to significantly improve the energy performance of its building stock as an important element of its strategy to meet its Paris climate obligations

It is widely recognised in Europe and throughout the world that a key aspect of meeting our Paris climate obligations is by improving the energy performance of our existing buildings. Andrew Warren, chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation and a regular contributor to EiD, has written in the July/August issue of Energy in Buildings … Continue reading

A philosopher discusses his carbon footprint

A philosopher discusses his carbon footprint

Continuing with good articles for your summer reading, we have one by Luke Elson, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Reading who discusses his views on his own carbon footprint in an article on The Conversation website. What are your views?   How a moral philosopher justifies his carbon footprint I recently flew to … Continue reading

Project in nine cities in Africa shows how cities have the potential to produce solutions to climate change problems

Project in nine cities in Africa shows how cities have the potential to produce solutions to climate change problems

We read regularly about urban initiatives to address climate change. Alice McClure, a PhD candidate at the Climate System Analysis Group together with Gina Ziervogel, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Geographical Science and African Climate and Development Initiative Research Chair at the University of Cape Town write in an article on The Conversation website … Continue reading