Reducing the heating and cooling sector’s emissions is critical to mitigating against changes in climate and reducing air pollution. In this regard, district heating and cooling systems can assist in scaling up renewable energy use, increasing energy efficiency, decreasing the utilisation of fossil fuels in the heating and cooling sector, and improving urban area air quality.
Post date: 29 Mar 2021
The workshops aimed to explore the role of the Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH) in meeting local or regional energy challenges: how do those working in energy at the local level feel SSH understandings could help them in their work? Workshop organisers were trained beforehand in participatory ‘storytelling’ methods, which were designed into the workshops in order to enable rich and diverse contributions from participants to help understand these challenges and draw out SSH-relevant themes.
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
The IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), provides up to date knowledge of the current state of scientific, technical and socio-economic aspects of climate change. It consists of three Working Group (WG) Reports and a Synthesis Report. "Climate Change 2017: The Physical Science Basis" is the result of the work of IPCC's Working Group I and assesses the physical scientific aspects of the climate system and climate change.
Post date: 28 Feb 2015