Deliberate large-scale interventions in the Earth’s climate system known as ‘geoengineering’ have been proposed in order to moderate anthropogenic climate change. This PhD research critically reviewed existing appraisals of geoengineering before developing and executing its own appraisal method in response to their limitations. The research developed an innovative multicriteria method called deliberative mapping to ‘open…
Social practice theory is a relatively young field of scholarship in social science and has a lot to offer in terms of describing the actions of individuals and communities – particularly with regards to mundane situations or everyday live. To date there has not been a lot of work done on the governance of practices…
UKERC (2014-19) Seeks to develop an understanding of diverse forms of participation around the UK energy system
EPSRC (2012-16) Developing, appraising and realising pathways towards a UK low carbon electricity system by 2050.
EPSRC (2014-15) How stakeholder perspectives compare and contrast around the meaning of smart with particular attention paid to the emerging opportunities for energy end users and producers.
EPSRC and ECLEER (2010-13) Studies the diffusion of community energy projects (grassroots innovations) in the UK. It explores the extent of networking between projects, and whether this is assisting in the innovation of community energy.
Carbon Connections (dates?) What actually happens when householders are provided with real time feedback on their domestic energy use?